Socio-economic statistics for South Wimbledon, Merton
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If you are thinking of moving to South Wimbledon 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 Wimbledon to figures for Merton and nationally. These statistics can tell you if South Wimbledon is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

South Wimbledon Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of South Wimbledon and are from the UK Census of 2011. South Wimbledon 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. South Wimbledon also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of South Wimbledon are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationMertonEngland
No Qualifications15.2%22.5%
Level 19.9%13.3%
Level 211.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.7%3.6%
Level 39.9%12.4%
Level 441.1%27.4%
Other10.6%5.7%

South Wimbledon Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMertonEngland
Age 0 to 47.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910%6.9%
Age 30 to 4426.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.4%6%
Age 65 to 745.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 844%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.339.3
Median Age3439

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

GradeMertonEngland
AB34.96%22.96%
C131.87%30.92%
C215.48%20.64%
DE17.70%25.49%

South Wimbledon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMertonEngland
Owned25.6%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.4%8.3%
Private Rented23.5%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

South Wimbledon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in South Wimbledon 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 Wimbledon than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMertonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.3%13.5%

South Wimbledon Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMertonEngland
United Kingdom62.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries9.4%3.7%
Outside the EU26.9%9.4%

South Wimbledon General Health Statistics

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

HealthMertonEngland
Very Good52.03%47.17%
Good33.60%34.22%
Fair10.53%13.12%
Bad2.97%4.25%
Very Bad0.88%1.25%


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

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