Socio-economic statistics for Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire


If you are thinking of moving to Stow-on-the-Wold 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 Stow-on-the-Wold to figures for Gloucestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Stow-on-the-Wold is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Stow-on-the-Wold Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Stow-on-the-Wold 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 unemployment in Stow-on-the-Wold is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Stow-on-the-Wold than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.9%10.5%13.5%

Stow-on-the-Wold Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)1.7%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.1%7%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%13.8%15.4%
Rent Free3%1.4%1.3%

Stow-on-the-Wold General Health Statistics

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

Very Good48.78%47.56%47.17%
Very Bad0.80%0.97%1.25%

Stow-on-the-Wold Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stow-on-the-Wold are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stow-on-the-Wold 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.

United Kingdom92.9%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%4.3%9.4%

Stow-on-the-Wold Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.5%19.6%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.5%13.3%
Level 215.8%16%15.2%
Level 311.9%12.6%12.4%
Level 433.7%29.9%27.4%

Stow-on-the-Wold 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. Stow-on-the-Wold has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Stow-on-the-Wold Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Stow-on-the-Wold as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Stow-on-the-Wold is also older than the Gloucestershire average, making Stow-on-the-Wold a older persons location.

Age 0 to 44.7%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.7%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age44.241.339.3
Median Age464239

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

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