If you are thinking of moving to Backford Cross 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 Backford Cross to figures for Cheshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Backford Cross is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Backford Cross Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Backford Cross as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Backford Cross is also older than the average, making Backford Cross a older persons location.
|Age||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.3%|
Backford Cross Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Backford Cross and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
Backford Cross Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Backford Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Backford Cross 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.
|Country||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||9.4%|
Backford Cross 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.
|Grade||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
Backford Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Backford Cross has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Backford Cross is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.3%||8.3%|
Backford Cross General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Backford Cross. The percentage of residents in Backford Cross rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Backford Cross rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Backford Cross is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
Backford Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Backford Cross 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.
|Benefit||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.7%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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