Socio-economic statistics for Tongham, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Tongham, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Tongham, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Tongham, Hampshire


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

Tongham 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.


Tongham General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good50.07%49.10%47.17%
Very Bad0.82%0.88%1.25%

Tongham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)2.1%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.2%9%8.3%
Private Rented12.7%10.6%15.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.2%1.3%

Tongham Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Tongham as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Tongham is older than the Hampshire average.

Age 0 to 47.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.5%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.8%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4424.1%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.9%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.7%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.9%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age36.641.139.3
Median Age364239

Tongham Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Tongham and are from the UK Census of 2011.

No Qualifications18.6%18.5%22.5%
Level 116.5%13.6%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.7%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.8%12.4%
Level 424.7%29.7%27.4%

Tongham 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 Tongham 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. Tongham 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 Tongham 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 Tongham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.3%8.7%13.5%

Tongham rates 3/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Tongham Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom82.4%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.8%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU13.1%5.3%9.4%

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

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