Socio-economic statistics for Shootash, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Shootash, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Shootash, Hampshire

If you are thinking of moving to Shootash 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 Shootash to figures for Hampshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shootash is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Shootash Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Shootash has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Shootash is a relatively affluent area.

TenureTest ValleyEngland
Social Rented (Council)4.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Shootash General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shootash. The percentage of residents in Shootash rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Shootash rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Shootash is generally better than in the average person in England.

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HealthTest ValleyEngland
Very Good50.02%47.17%
Very Bad0.80%1.25%

Shootash Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Shootash is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Shootash are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Shootash is both lower than the average for Hampshire 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 Shootash than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitTest ValleyHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.9%8.7%13.5%

Shootash rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Shootash 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. Shootash has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeTest ValleyEngland

Shootash Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Shootash as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Shootash is also older than the average, making Shootash a older persons location.

AgeTest ValleyEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.439.3
Median Age4339

Shootash Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shootash and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationTest ValleyEngland
No Qualifications18.4%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 430.5%27.4%

Shootash Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shootash are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shootash has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryTest ValleyEngland
United Kingdom91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%9.4%

What is the population of Shootash and Test Valley?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Test Valley including Shootash. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ampfield & Braishfield2355
Andover Downlands3214
Andover Harroway10551
Andover Millway9355
Andover Romans8435
Andover St Mary's9974
Andover Winton6821
Bourne Valley4107
Charlton & the Pentons3277
Chilworth, Nursling & Rownhams7248
Mid Test9155
North Baddesley7359
Romsey Abbey5409
Romsey Cupernham8140
Romsey Tadburn5672
Valley Park6601
Test Valley Total127163

Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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