Socio-economic statistics for Thames Head, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Thames Head, Gloucestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Thames Head, Gloucestershire

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

Thames Head Immigration Statistics

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

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

Thames Head 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 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. Thames Head is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Thames Head 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Thames Head 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 Thames Head than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
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%

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

GradeCotswoldEngland
AB30.39%22.96%
C129.77%30.92%
C222.25%20.64%
DE17.58%25.49%

Thames Head General Health Statistics

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

HealthCotswoldEngland
Very Good48.78%47.17%
Good35.07%34.22%
Fair12.33%13.12%
Bad3.01%4.25%
Very Bad0.80%1.25%

Thames Head Education Statistics

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

QualificationCotswoldEngland
No Qualifications18.5%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 433.7%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Thames Head Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCotswoldEngland
Owned37.8%30.6%
Mortgage27.9%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.1%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Other2.1%1.4%
Rent Free3%1.3%

Thames Head Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Thames Head as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Thames Head is also older than the average, making Thames Head a older persons location.

AgeCotswoldEngland
Age 0 to 44.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.239.3
Median Age4639



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



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