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

Walton-on-the-Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
Very Good51.55%52.43%47.17%
Good34.03%33.56%34.22%
Fair10.79%10.56%13.12%
Bad2.79%2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%0.75%1.25%

Walton-on-the-Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Walton-on-the-Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Walton-on-the-Hill 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-the-Hill 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-the-Hill are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
No Qualifications16.6%15.9%22.5%
Level 113.2%12.2%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%2.9%3.6%
Level 312%12.3%12.4%
Level 434%36.2%27.4%
Other4.8%5.1%5.7%

Walton-on-the-Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
Owned33.2%34.8%30.6%
Mortgage39.9%38.1%32.8%
Shared1.2%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.5%6.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%12.2%15.4%
Other0.9%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.2%1.3%

Walton-on-the-Hill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%7.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%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 Age39.940.239.3
Median Age404039

Walton-on-the-Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Walton-on-the-Hill 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 Walton-on-the-Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.8%7.1%13.5%

Walton-on-the-Hill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
United Kingdom87.9%85.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU8%9.5%9.4%

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

GradeReigate and BansteadSurreyEngland
AB32.61%35.57%22.96%
C134.97%33.53%30.92%
C218.26%17.28%20.64%
DE14.16%13.63%25.49%


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

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