If you are thinking of moving to Tockington 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 Tockington to figures for South Gloucestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Tockington is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Tockington Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Tockington are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Tockington 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.9%||9.4%|
Tockington Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Tockington as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Tockington is also older than the average, making Tockington a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Tockington 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.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Tockington 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Tockington 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 Tockington than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.7%||2.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.8%||10.5%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Tockington Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Tockington and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Tockington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Tockington has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Tockington is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8%||8.3%|
Tockington General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Tockington. The percentage of residents in Tockington rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Tockington rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Tockington is generally better than in the average person in England.
Tockington 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.
What is the population of Tockington and South Gloucestershire?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Gloucestershire including Tockington. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Bitton & Oldland Common||9503|
|Bradley Stoke North||11423|
|Bradley Stoke South||10077|
|Charlton & Cribbs||7967|
|Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge||9501|
|Frenchay & Downend||13076|
|Parkwall & Warmley||9289|
|Pilning & Severn Beach||5041|
|Staple Hill & Mangotsfield||15364|
|Stoke Park & Cheswick||9017|
|South Gloucestershire Total||287816|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.