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

Iron Acton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth GloucestershireEngland
Owned34.5%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Iron Acton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Iron Acton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Iron Acton 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.

CountrySouth GloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom93.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.9%9.4%

Iron Acton 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.

GradeSouth GloucestershireEngland
AB25.85%22.96%
C132.70%30.92%
C223.01%20.64%
DE18.44%25.49%

Iron Acton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth GloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.4%3.6%
Level 313.7%12.4%
Level 426.7%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Iron Acton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth GloucestershireEngland
Very Good49.15%47.17%
Good34.89%34.22%
Fair11.77%13.12%
Bad3.26%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.25%

Iron Acton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitSouth GloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%13.5%

Iron Acton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth GloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039



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

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