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

West Drayton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitHillingdonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%13.5%

West Drayton General Health Statistics

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

HealthHillingdonEngland
Very Good48.78%47.17%
Good35.28%34.22%
Fair11.50%13.12%
Bad3.43%4.25%
Very Bad1.01%1.25%

West Drayton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHillingdonEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.439.3
Median Age3539

West Drayton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHillingdonEngland
Owned27.9%30.6%
Mortgage35%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.3%8.3%
Private Rented16.7%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

West Drayton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHillingdonEngland
United Kingdom70%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.2%3.7%
Outside the EU23.2%9.4%

West Drayton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of West Drayton and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationHillingdonEngland
No Qualifications19.1%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 428%27.4%
Other9.2%5.7%

West Drayton 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.

GradeHillingdonEngland
AB22.39%22.96%
C134.32%30.92%
C221.48%20.64%
DE21.81%25.49%


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

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