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

Bedworth Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bedworth and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bedworth has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
No Qualifications28%21.6%22.5%
Level 115.6%12.9%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%12.4%
Level 418.6%28.8%27.4%
Other5%4.9%5.7%

Bedworth Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bedworth as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Bedworth is younger than the Warwickshire average.

AgeNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%5.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.4%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.3%20%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.4%9.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.740.939.3
Median Age404139

Bedworth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
Owned33.3%34.5%30.6%
Mortgage38.1%35.5%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%5.9%8.3%
Private Rented11.5%12.8%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.2%1.3%

Bedworth Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bedworth 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 unemployment in Bedworth is both higher than the average for Warwickshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.1%10.3%13.5%

Bedworth Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
United Kingdom93.2%91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.5%4.7%9.4%

Bedworth 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. Bedworth has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
AB15.55%26.48%22.96%
C127.96%29.69%30.92%
C225.22%20.91%20.64%
DE31.28%22.92%25.49%

Bedworth General Health Statistics

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

HealthNuneaton and BedworthWarwickshireEngland
Very Good43.98%47.40%47.17%
Good35.33%34.80%34.22%
Fair14.48%12.92%13.12%
Bad4.81%3.80%4.25%
Very Bad1.40%1.09%1.25%


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

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