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

Bidford-on-Avon 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. Bidford-on-Avon has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
AB32.33%26.48%22.96%
C130.39%29.69%30.92%
C220.06%20.91%20.64%
DE17.22%22.92%25.49%

Bidford-on-Avon Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bidford-on-Avon and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bidford-on-Avon has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Bidford-on-Avon also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bidford-on-Avon are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
No Qualifications19.3%21.6%22.5%
Level 112%12.9%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%12.4%
Level 433.4%28.8%27.4%
Other4.4%4.9%5.7%

Bidford-on-Avon Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bidford-on-Avon as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bidford-on-Avon is also older than the Warwickshire average, making Bidford-on-Avon a older persons location.

AgeStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Age 0 to 45%5.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%20%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 7411.8%9.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age43.840.939.3
Median Age464139

Bidford-on-Avon Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bidford-on-Avon are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bidford-on-Avon 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.

CountryStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
United Kingdom93.8%91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%4.7%9.4%

Bidford-on-Avon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Owned39.1%34.5%30.6%
Mortgage32.7%35.5%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.1%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.8%5.9%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%12.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.2%1.3%

Bidford-on-Avon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bidford-on-Avon 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 Bidford-on-Avon is both lower than the average for Warwickshire 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 Bidford-on-Avon than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1%2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%10.3%13.5%

Bidford-on-Avon General Health Statistics

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

HealthStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Very Good48.22%47.40%47.17%
Good34.83%34.80%34.22%
Fair12.71%12.92%13.12%
Bad3.36%3.80%4.25%
Very Bad0.88%1.09%1.25%


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

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