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

Stokenchurch Age Distribution Statistics

AgeWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%6.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%6.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%20.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.839.3
Median Age394139

Stokenchurch Education Statistics

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

QualificationWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications17.4%16.8%22.5%
Level 112.5%12.5%13.3%
Level 215.2%15.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.5%3.6%
Level 312.4%11.9%12.4%
Level 433.6%34.8%27.4%
Other5.4%4.9%5.7%

Stokenchurch Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom85%87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU10.7%8.8%9.4%

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

GradeWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
AB32.68%33.69%22.96%
C131.70%32.32%30.92%
C218.82%18.57%20.64%
DE16.80%15.41%25.49%

Stokenchurch Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%7.6%13.5%

Stokenchurch General Health Statistics

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

HealthWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Very Good51.55%52.03%47.17%
Good34.21%33.82%34.22%
Fair10.75%10.68%13.12%
Bad2.71%2.69%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%0.77%1.25%

Stokenchurch Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Owned32.3%34.3%30.6%
Mortgage37.4%37.9%32.8%
Shared1%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.5%4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%8.2%8.3%
Private Rented13.1%11.3%15.4%
Other2.1%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%1.3%


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

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