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.
Walton-on-Thames Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Walton-on-Thames as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||7.2%||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.6%||5.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||5.7%||7.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.6%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.6%||21.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.9%||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.1%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.7%||2.3%|
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.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.1%||4.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.7%||6.5%||8.3%|
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.
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.1%||0.9%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.8%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||12.4%||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.
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.
|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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