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

Boosbeck Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Boosbeck 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 Boosbeck is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Boosbeck than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.4%13.5%

Boosbeck Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRedcar and ClevelandEngland
United Kingdom97.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.8%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%9.4%

Boosbeck General Health Statistics

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

HealthRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Very Good42.38%47.17%
Good33.91%34.22%
Fair15.87%13.12%
Bad6.05%4.25%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

Boosbeck Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Owned33.2%30.6%
Mortgage33.4%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Boosbeck Education Statistics

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

QualificationRedcar and ClevelandEngland
No Qualifications28.4%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.7%3.6%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 418.9%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

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

GradeRedcar and ClevelandEngland
AB13.32%22.96%
C126.33%30.92%
C225.10%20.64%
DE35.25%25.49%

Boosbeck Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Boosbeck as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Boosbeck is also older than the average, making Boosbeck a older persons location.

AgeRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4339



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

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