Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Fair Oak 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.

GradeEastleighHampshireEngland
AB26.95%28.56%22.96%
C132.68%31.89%30.92%
C222.35%21.03%20.64%
DE18.02%18.52%25.49%

Fair Oak Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Fair Oak as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Fair Oak is younger than the Hampshire average.

AgeEastleighHampshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age40.141.139.3
Median Age414239

Fair Oak Education Statistics

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

QualificationEastleighHampshireEngland
No Qualifications17.6%18.5%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.6%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.7%4.5%3.6%
Level 313.3%12.8%12.4%
Level 427.9%29.7%27.4%
Other4%4.2%5.7%

Fair Oak General Health Statistics

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

HealthEastleighHampshireEngland
Very Good49.17%49.10%47.17%
Good35.30%34.98%34.22%
Fair11.61%11.90%13.12%
Bad3.05%3.14%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%0.88%1.25%

Fair Oak Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Fair Oak are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Fair Oak 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.

CountryEastleighHampshireEngland
United Kingdom92.6%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%5.3%9.4%

Fair Oak Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEastleighHampshireEngland
Owned33%34.6%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%36.9%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.1%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.2%9%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%10.6%15.4%
Other1.1%2%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.2%1.3%

Fair Oak Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Fair Oak 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 Fair Oak is both lower than the average for Hampshire 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 Fair Oak than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEastleighHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%8.7%13.5%


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

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