If you are thinking of moving to Shere or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Shere to figures for Surrey and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shere is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Shere Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shere come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Shere is both lower than the average for Surrey and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Shere than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||1.3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.3%||1.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.7%||7.1%||13.5%|
Shere General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shere. The percentage of residents in Shere rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Shere rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Shere is generally better than in the average person in England.
Shere Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Shere has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Shere is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||9.1%||4.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.7%||6.5%||8.3%|
Shere Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics
Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Shere has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Shere Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Shere as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Shere is older than the Surrey average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.9%||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.3%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.4%||7.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.8%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21%||21.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.3%||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.8%||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||7.9%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.3%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.7%||2.3%|
Shere Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shere are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shere has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.9%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.7%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||10.1%||9.5%||9.4%|
Shere Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shere and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shere has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Shere also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Shere are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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