Area Information for Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG

Challenger Way in Lufton is in the South West region of England. The postcode is within the Brympton ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of Yeovil. This page combines information for the address Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of BA22 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority South Somerset
Ward Brympton
Constituency Yeovil
Region South West
Country England


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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House Prices

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 1995.

Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.

Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil consists predominantly of semi-detached housing, which can be an indicator of an affluent neighbourhood. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 26
Semi-Detached 94
Terraced 13
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2
Flat (Converted) 0
Caravan/Park/Temporary 7
Total 142
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 33% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 24
Owned with Mortgage 67
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 0
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 4
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 16
Rented: Other 31
Rent Free 0
Total 142

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 20
Two People 45
Three People 21
Four People 43
Five People 11
Six People 2
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 142

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 28
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 48
C2 - Skilled manual workers 34
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 22
Total 132

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Yeovil constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 50% male.

Gender
Male 208
Female 204
Total 412

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

The area around BA22 8XG has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 32% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.

Age Groups
0-4 43
5-7 33
8-9 17
10-14 29
15 8
16-17 12
18-19 5
20-24 21
25-29 20
30-44 126
45-59 70
60-64 14
65-74 7
75-84 5
85-89 2
90+ 0
Total 412

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode BA22 8XG does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 55
Married 185
Divorced 24
Separated 7
Widowed 10
Same Sex 1
Total 282

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 92% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.

Health
Very Good 237
Good 140
Fair 24
Bad 11
Very Bad 0
Total 412

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 79
Apprenticeship 15
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 50
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 64
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 50
No GCSEs or Equivalent 20
Other 4
Total 282

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 99% so.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 408
Mixed Ethnicity 2
Chinese 1
Black Caribbean 1
Total 412

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.5% of the resident population of England were born in England. The other groups were 1% Welsh, 1.35% Scottish, 0.4% Northern Irish, 0.75% from the Republic of Ireland, 3.75% from other European Union countries, and 9.4% from outside of Europe, with the remainder not stated.

Country of Birth
England 366
Wales 10
Scotland 14
Northern Ireland 4
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 10
Other 8
Total 412

Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to BA22 8XG

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 339
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 4
African Countries 2
Middle East or Asia 0
North America or Caribbean 1
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 67

Religion Embed This Back to Top

England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Christian 296
No Religion 91
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 0
Sikh 0
Other Religion 4
Not Stated 21
Total 412

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Brympton ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 54% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 149
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 49
Self Employed 21
Unemployed 7
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 15
Retired 15
Looking After Home or Family 11
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 4
Other 4
Total 275

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 3
Manufacturing 32
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 8
RetailInc. Wholesale 41
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 6
Accommodation and Food 7
Information and Communication 2
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 4
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 12
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 55
Education 15
HealthInc. Social Work 27
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 7
Total 228

Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG is within the Yeovil Rural policing neighbourhood, under the Avon and Somerset Constabulary force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view crimes committed near Challenger Way
Neighbourhood Team Address Yeovil Rural
Website: https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/your-area/yeovil-rural/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to Lufton. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for BA22 8XG.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 8 closest railway stations to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest railway station is Yeovil Pen Mill, approximately 2.8 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Yeovil Pen Mill 2.8 miles
Yeovil Junction 3.3 miles
Thornford 5 miles
Yetminster 5.8 miles
Crewkerne 6.8 miles
Sherborne 7.2 miles
Chetnole 7.2 miles
Templecombe 12 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest is Kingfisher Primary School, approximately 420 yards away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Kingfisher Primary School 420 yards
    
Preston CofE Primary School 0.5 miles
    
Oaklands Primary School 1.4 miles
    
Chilthorne Domer Church School 1.5 miles
    
Holy Trinity Church School 1.5 miles
    
All Saints Church School 1.5 miles
    
Huish Primary School 1.7 miles
    
Milford Infants' School 2 miles
    
West Coker CofE VC Primary School 2.1 miles
    
Milford Junior School 2.1 miles
    

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 7 closest secondary schools to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest is Preston School Academy, approximately 1 mile away.

Name Approximate Distance* Ofsted Rating
Preston School Academy 1 mile
    
Westfield Academy 1.2 miles
    
Stanchester Academy 2.2 miles
    
Buckler's Mead Academy 2.5 miles
    
Wadham School 6.2 miles
    
The Gryphon School 7.1 miles
    
Huish Episcopi Academy 8.7 miles
    

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest is Abbey Manor Medical Practice, approximately 0.6 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Dentists

Listed here are the 10 closest dentists to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest is Hendford Dental Practice, approximately 1.9 miles away. Please consult the NHS Choices website to check if the facility is currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 7 closest hospitals to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest is Yeovil District Hospital, approximately 1.9 miles away.

Nearest Opticians

Listed here are the 10 closest opticians to Challenger Way, Lufton, Yeovil, BA22 8XG. The nearest is Tesco Opticians, approximately 1.8 miles away.

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.