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

Uckington General Health Statistics

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

Very Good47.64%47.56%47.17%
Very Bad0.99%0.97%1.25%

Uckington Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93.6%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.2%4.3%9.4%

Uckington Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.8%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age42.441.339.3
Median Age444239

Uckington Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.8%19.6%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.5%13.3%
Level 216.7%16%15.2%
Level 312.2%12.6%12.4%
Level 430.2%29.9%27.4%

Uckington 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.


Uckington Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%10.5%13.5%

Uckington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)2.1%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%7%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%13.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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