West Barnes, Kingston Upon Thames

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to West Barnes 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 West Barnes to figures for Kingston Upon Thames and nationally. These statistics can tell you if West Barnes is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

West Barnes Age Distribution Statistics

The population of West Barnes as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of West Barnes is also older than the average, making West Barnes a older persons location.

AgeKingston upon ThamesEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4424.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 645%6%
Age 65 to 746.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age3739.3
Median Age3539

West Barnes Immigration Statistics

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

CountryKingston upon ThamesEngland
United Kingdom71.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries6.9%3.7%
Outside the EU20.1%9.4%

West Barnes General Health Statistics

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

HealthKingston upon ThamesEngland
Very Good52.69%47.17%
Good33.49%34.22%
Fair10.26%13.12%
Bad2.77%4.25%
Very Bad0.79%1.25%

West Barnes Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureKingston upon ThamesEngland
Owned27.9%30.6%
Mortgage36.2%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%8.3%
Private Rented21%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

West Barnes Education Statistics

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

QualificationKingston upon ThamesEngland
No Qualifications13.4%22.5%
Level 19.8%13.3%
Level 212.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship2%3.6%
Level 313.5%12.4%
Level 441.4%27.4%
Other7.8%5.7%

West Barnes 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. West Barnes has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeKingston upon ThamesEngland
AB36.86%22.96%
C134.68%30.92%
C213.78%20.64%
DE14.69%25.49%

West Barnes Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitKingston upon ThamesEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.4%13.5%


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

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