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

Beeston Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom92.3%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.9%2.8%9.4%

Beeston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Beeston 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 Beeston is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Beeston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.7%13.8%13.5%

Beeston Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Beeston as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.4%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.2%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.441.139.3
Median Age424239

Beeston Education Statistics

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

QualificationBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications23.1%25.5%22.5%
Level 112.9%14%13.3%
Level 214.9%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%4.1%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.2%12.4%
Level 428.2%24%27.4%
Other4.2%4.4%5.7%

Beeston General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Beeston. The percentage of residents in Beeston rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good45.51%44.80%47.17%
Good34.96%34.40%34.22%
Fair14.26%14.75%13.12%
Bad4.13%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad1.14%1.33%1.25%

Beeston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
Owned37.1%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.2%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.6%11.9%15.4%
Other1.5%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%

Beeston 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.

GradeBroxtoweNottinghamshireEngland
AB25.93%21.25%22.96%
C130.89%29.09%30.92%
C220.81%23.04%20.64%
DE22.37%26.62%25.49%


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

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