Socio-economic statistics for Avonmouth, City of Bristol

Socio-economic statistics for Avonmouth, City of Bristol
Socio-economic statistics for Avonmouth, City of Bristol

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

Avonmouth 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.

GradeBristol, City ofEngland

Avonmouth Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Avonmouth are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Avonmouth has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

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CountryBristol, City ofEngland
United Kingdom85.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.6%3.7%
Outside the EU9.5%9.4%

Avonmouth Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Avonmouth is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Avonmouth are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitBristol, City ofSouth Yorkshire (Met County)England
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.9%17.4%13.5%

Avonmouth rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Avonmouth Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Avonmouth and are from the UK Census of 2011. Avonmouth 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. Avonmouth also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Avonmouth are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationBristol, City ofEngland
No Qualifications20.2%22.5%
Level 111.9%13.3%
Level 212.8%15.2%
Level 314.6%12.4%
Level 432.8%27.4%

Avonmouth Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBristol, City ofEngland
Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age36.539.3
Median Age3339

Avonmouth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Avonmouth has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Avonmouth is an economically deprived area.

TenureBristol, City ofEngland
Social Rented (Council)14.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.8%8.3%
Private Rented22.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Avonmouth General Health Statistics

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

HealthBristol, City ofEngland
Very Good48.81%47.17%
Very Bad1.27%1.25%

What is the population of Avonmouth and Bristol, City of?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bristol, City of including Avonmouth. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston21361
Bishopston and Ashley Down13290
Brislington East11767
Brislington West11563
Clifton Down11296
Frome Vale13654
Hartcliffe and Withywood18839
Henbury and Brentry12641
Hengrove and Whitchurch Park16948
Hotwells and Harbourside7005
Lawrence Hill20156
St George Central12876
St George Troopers Hill5740
St George West6579
Stoke Bishop11948
Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze19677
Windmill Hill13744
Bristol, City of Total465866

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

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