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Great Shelford in statistics

Statistics from the 2011 Census
Summary statistics
 
2001 2011
Resident population 3961 4233
Number of households 1784 1907
Number of dwellings 1829 1968
Area (hectares) 834 838
Population density 4.75 5.05
Average household size
2.22 2.21
 
Resident population by age
 
Age Number % of total
0-4 243 5.7%
5-9 239 5.6%
10-14 232 5.5%
15-19 195 4.6%
20-24 177 4.2%
25-44 1031 24.4%
45-59 860 20.3%
60-64 277 6.5%
65-74 445 10.5%
75-84 361 8.5%
85-89 103 2.4%
90+ 70 1.7%
 
Population characteristics
 
    Number % of total
Ethnic group  White British 3559 84.1%
  Asian 179 4.2%
  Black 33 0.8%
  Mixed 82 1.9%
Religion Christian 2496 59%
  Other 141 3.3%
  No religion  1254 29.6%
  Not stated 342  8.1%
Students resident full-time students (18+) 88 2.5%
Health People with long-term illness 725 17.1%
  People declaring bad or very bad health 160 3.8%
Carers Number of people providing unpaid care 476 11.2%
Country of birth UK 3656 86.4%
  EU (not UK) 237 5.6%
  Outside EU 340  8%
 
Accommodation type
 
    Number Percentage
Accommodation Detached house/bungalow 681 34.6%
  Semi-detached house/bungalow 740 37.6%
  Terraced house/bungalow 248 12.6%
  Flat/apartment 281 14.3%
  Caravan 19 14.1%
Dwelling characteristics No central heating 26 1.4%
  Overcrowding 44 2.3%
  Average household size 2.2  
Tenure Owner occupied 1322 69.3%
  Rented (local authority) 243 12.7%
  Rented (housing association) 52 2.7%
  Rented (private) 267  14%
 
Economic activity
 
Numbers Percentage
Economically active Working 2094 71.3%
Employees 1710 58.2%
Self-employed 323 11%
Working student 61 2.1%
Unemployed 64 2.2%
Economically inactive Retired 463 15.8%
Students 121 4.1%
Looking after home/family 106 3.6%
Sick/disabled 42 1.4%
Other 46 1.6%
 
Travel to work
 
  Number Percentage
Car/van 1198 57.5%
Bus 107 5.1%
Train 112 5.4%
Cycle 361 17.3%
Foot 88 4.2%
 
 
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