If you are thinking of moving to Bachelor's Bump 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 Bachelor's Bump to figures for East Sussex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bachelor's Bump is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bachelor's Bump 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. Bachelor's Bump 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 Bachelor's Bump 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Bachelor's Bump is both higher than the average for East Sussex 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 Bachelor's Bump than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.7%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||4%||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||20.5%||12.9%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Bachelor's Bump 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. Bachelor's Bump has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Bachelor's Bump Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bachelor's Bump as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bachelor's Bump is also older than the average, making Bachelor's Bump a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.6%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Bachelor's Bump General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bachelor's Bump. The percentage of residents in Bachelor's Bump rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bachelor's Bump rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bachelor's Bump is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Bachelor's Bump Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bachelor's Bump are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bachelor's Bump 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.2%||9.4%|
Bachelor's Bump Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bachelor's Bump has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Bachelor's Bump is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||1.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.7%||8.3%|
Bachelor's Bump Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bachelor's Bump and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bachelor's Bump 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.
What is the population of Bachelor's Bump and Hastings?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Hastings including Bachelor's Bump. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Central St Leonards||7706|
|West St Leonards||4748|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.