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

Elm Cross Education Statistics

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

QualificationWiltshireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 429.5%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Elm Cross General Health Statistics

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

HealthWiltshireEngland
Very Good49.75%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair12.15%13.12%
Bad3.18%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Elm Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWiltshireEngland
Owned33.8%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Other3.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Elm Cross Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Elm Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Elm Cross 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.

CountryWiltshireEngland
United Kingdom92.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%9.4%

Elm Cross 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.

GradeWiltshireEngland
AB27.03%22.96%
C131.21%30.92%
C221.65%20.64%
DE20.10%25.49%

Elm Cross Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Elm Cross as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Elm Cross is also older than the average, making Elm Cross a older persons location.

AgeWiltshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Elm Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitWiltshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%13.5%


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

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