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Hoburne Lane, Christchurch, BH23 4HU | Demographic profile

Hoburne Lane is in a desirable neighbourhood popular with families

Demographic data is collected by the Office for National Statistics in the census, the most recent of which took place in 2015. This information is grouped into small geographic areas a few streets in size.

National politics

    Christchurch Co is represented by the Conservative party.

Conservative

National (General) Election 2019

65.24%
Conservative
17.86%
Liberal Democrat
12.64%
Labour
4.26%
Green
Voting margin 47.38%
Voting turnout 72.0%

Hoburne Lane falls within the parliamentary constituency of Christchurch Co, represented by the Conservative MP, Christopher Chope. At the last general election Conservative won control with a majority of 24,617 votes over Liberal Democrat. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1580 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
low density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Hoburne Lane is fairly densely populated, with 1580 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a fairly densely populated area might mean that you’re more likely to experience issues like noise or congestion caused by local traffic. However, it also might mean that key services and facilities are more accessible, located where the largest number of people can reach them.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially older than the National average of 39
44 years old
5%
6%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
6%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
6%
4%
20-24
6%
5%
25-29
19%
16%
30-44
25%
28%
45-64
18%
23%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families

The area around Hoburne Lane is popular with young families. The majority of people living here are married.

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of White (other) and White Irish

The most recent census data on ethnicity indicates that most people living within the area are White British, with a mix of White (other) and White Irish around this.

Income

  • Average household income is slightly higher than the National average
39k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly higher than the National average.

Deprivation

  • Christchurch performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Christchurch performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Industry of employment

  • Most popular sectors: Retail, Health, and Property
Retail

Typical industries in which local people are employed include Retail, Health, and Property

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Walking
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (77%) and Walking (7%)

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly older than the South West region average of 41
44 years old
5%
6%
0-4
5%
5%
5-9
7%
6%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
5%
4%
20-24
5%
5%
25-29
21%
16%
30-44
25%
28%
45-64
18%
23%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • South West region Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is slightly higher than the South West region average
39k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income slightly higher than the South West region average.

Deprivation

  • Christchurch performs very well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities, when compared to other places in South West
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Christchurch performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Local politics

    Christchurch Co is represented by the Conservative party.

 
Conservative

Local elections

19
Conservative
4
Independents
1
UKIP
Voting margin 15

Locally, Hoburne Lane falling under the responsibility of Christchurch, which is controlled by the Conservative party. At a county level, Dorset provide some services.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially younger than the New Locality average of 52
44 years old
2%
6%
0-4
4%
5%
5-9
4%
6%
10-15
3%
3%
16-19
3%
4%
20-24
2%
5%
25-29
11%
16%
30-44
28%
28%
45-64
38%
23%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • New Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is around the New Locality average
39k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income around the New Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Christchurch scores better than New in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Christchurch performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.