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

Upton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSloughEngland
No Qualifications20.1%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 213.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.2%3.6%
Level 310.1%12.4%
Level 425.8%27.4%
Other13.7%5.7%

Upton Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySloughEngland
United Kingdom61%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries9.3%3.7%
Outside the EU28.7%9.4%

Upton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSloughEngland
Age 0 to 49.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 97.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4425.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.7%6%
Age 65 to 744.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age33.539.3
Median Age3239

Upton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Upton 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.

BenefitSloughEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.3%13.5%

Upton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSloughEngland
Very Good47.90%47.17%
Good35.99%34.22%
Fair11.62%13.12%
Bad3.50%4.25%
Very Bad0.99%1.25%

Upton 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.

GradeSloughEngland
AB18.61%22.96%
C129.57%30.92%
C222.61%20.64%
DE29.21%25.49%

Upton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSloughEngland
Owned18.7%30.6%
Mortgage34%32.8%
Shared1.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%8.3%
Private Rented23.1%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%


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

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