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

The Fence Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMonmouthshireWales
Age 0 to 45.1%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age4340.6
Median Age4541

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

GradeMonmouthshireWales
AB28.55%17.93%
C128.21%29.31%
C221.51%23.06%
DE21.73%29.69%

The Fence Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureMonmouthshireWales
Owned39.9%35.4%
Mortgage33.7%32%
Shared0.4%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)4.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.5%12.7%
Other1.3%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

The Fence Education Statistics

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

QualificationMonmouthshireWales
No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.9%
Level 310.8%12.3%
Level 433.1%24.5%
Other3.6%4.3%

The Fence Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMonmouthshireWales
United Kingdom95.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.5%1.8%
Outside the EU2.5%3.3%

The Fence Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitMonmouthshireWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12%17.4%

The Fence General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for The Fence. The percentage of residents in The Fence rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthMonmouthshireWales
Very Good46.39%46.64%
Good33.66%31.12%
Fair14.02%14.62%
Bad4.57%5.82%
Very Bad1.36%1.81%


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

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