Socio-economic statistics for Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Socio-economic statistics for Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Statistics

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

Walton-on-Thames 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. Walton-on-Thames has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeElmbridgeSurreyEngland
AB44.03%35.57%22.96%
C131.78%33.53%30.92%
C212.89%17.28%20.64%
DE11.31%13.63%25.49%

Walton-on-Thames Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Walton-on-Thames as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeElmbridgeSurreyEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.6%5.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 245.7%7.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.6%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age39.840.239.3
Median Age404039

Walton-on-Thames Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureElmbridgeSurreyEngland
Owned34.2%34.8%30.6%
Mortgage38.8%38.1%32.8%
Shared0.7%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.1%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.7%6.5%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%12.2%15.4%
Other1%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.2%1.3%

Walton-on-Thames Education Statistics

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

QualificationElmbridgeSurreyEngland
No Qualifications13.2%15.9%22.5%
Level 110.1%12.2%13.3%
Level 213.9%15.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.2%2.9%3.6%
Level 311.1%12.3%12.4%
Level 443.9%36.2%27.4%
Other5.6%5.1%5.7%

Walton-on-Thames Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Walton-on-Thames are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Walton-on-Thames 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.

CountryElmbridgeSurreyEngland
United Kingdom81.7%85.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU12.4%9.5%9.4%

Walton-on-Thames General Health Statistics

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

HealthElmbridgeSurreyEngland
Very Good56.45%52.43%47.17%
Good30.99%33.56%34.22%
Fair9.44%10.56%13.12%
Bad2.46%2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.66%0.75%1.25%

Walton-on-Thames Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Walton-on-Thames 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 Walton-on-Thames is both lower than the average for Surrey 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 Walton-on-Thames than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitElmbridgeSurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.3%7.1%13.5%


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

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