If you are thinking of moving to St John's Wood 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 St John's Wood to figures for City of Westminster and nationally. These statistics can tell you if St John's Wood is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
St John's Wood Age Distribution Statistics
The population of St John's Wood as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of St John's Wood is also older than the average, making St John's Wood a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||3.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||10.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||12.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||29.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.4%||2.3%|
St John's Wood 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. St John's Wood has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
St John's Wood 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 St John's Wood 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. St John's Wood is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.St John's Wood is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in St John's Wood 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in St John's Wood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.1%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
St John's Wood General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for St John's Wood. The percentage of residents in St John's Wood rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
St John's Wood Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of St John's Wood and are from the UK Census of 2011. St John's Wood 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. St John's Wood also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of St John's Wood are better educated than the average England citizen.
St John's Wood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
St John's Wood has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that St John's Wood is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||11.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||14%||8.3%|
St John's Wood Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of St John's Wood are from the UK Census of 2011. Since St John's Wood 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||1.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||14.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||37.4%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.