Socio-economic statistics for South Marston, Swindon

Socio-economic statistics for South Marston, Swindon
Socio-economic statistics for South Marston, Swindon

Socio-economic statistics for South Marston, Swindon

Statistics

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

South Marston Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSwindonEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.3%6%
Age 65 to 747.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.139.3
Median Age3839

South Marston Education Statistics

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

QualificationSwindonEngland
No Qualifications20.5%22.5%
Level 117.4%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 422.7%27.4%
Other5.8%5.7%

South Marston Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of South Marston are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountrySwindonEngland
United Kingdom87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.4%9.4%

South Marston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in South Marston 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in South Marston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSwindonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%13.5%

South Marston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSwindonEngland
Owned25.7%30.6%
Mortgage39.8%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

South Marston 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.

GradeSwindonEngland
AB21.93%22.96%
C130.31%30.92%
C221.58%20.64%
DE26.17%25.49%

South Marston General Health Statistics

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

HealthSwindonEngland
Very Good48.26%47.17%
Good35.18%34.22%
Fair11.98%13.12%
Bad3.61%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%1.25%


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

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