If you are thinking of moving to Summertown 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 Summertown to figures for Oxfordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Summertown is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Summertown 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 Summertown 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. Summertown 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 Summertown 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 Summertown than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2%||1.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||1.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.9%||7.6%||13.5%|
Summertown General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Summertown. The percentage of residents in Summertown rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Summertown rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Summertown is generally better than in the average person in England.
Summertown 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. Summertown has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Summertown Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Summertown and are from the UK Census of 2011. Summertown 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. Summertown also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Summertown are better educated than the average England citizen.
Summertown Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Summertown are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Summertown 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||1.1%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||8.3%||4.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||19%||8.8%||9.4%|
Summertown Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Summertown as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Summertown is older than the Oxfordshire average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.1%||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.7%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||20.3%||10.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||11.3%||7.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.6%||20.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||14.3%||19.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||3.9%||5.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.5%||8.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.7%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.7%||2.3%||2.3%|
Summertown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Summertown has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Summertown is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||13.6%||4.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.8%||9.7%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.