If you are thinking of moving to Upper Weald 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 Upper Weald to figures for Milton Keynes and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Upper Weald is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Upper Weald Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||11%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.1%||8.3%|
Upper Weald Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Upper Weald 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 Upper Weald than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11.9%||13.5%|
Upper Weald Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Upper Weald as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Upper Weald is also older than the average, making Upper Weald a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||23.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.3%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.5%||2.3%|
Upper Weald General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Upper Weald. The percentage of residents in Upper Weald rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Upper Weald rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Upper Weald is generally better than in the average person in England.
Upper Weald Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Upper Weald are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Upper Weald 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.8%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||13%||9.4%|
Upper Weald Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics
Upper Weald Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Upper Weald and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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