Socio-economic statistics for Barwick-in-Elmet, Leeds

Socio-economic statistics for Barwick-in-Elmet, Leeds
Socio-economic statistics for Barwick-in-Elmet, Leeds

Socio-economic statistics for Barwick-in-Elmet, Leeds

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Barwick-in-Elmet 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 Barwick-in-Elmet to figures for Leeds and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Barwick-in-Elmet is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Barwick-in-Elmet General Health Statistics

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

HealthLeedsEngland
Very Good48.08%47.17%
Good33.80%34.22%
Fair12.71%13.12%
Bad4.19%4.25%
Very Bad1.22%1.25%

Barwick-in-Elmet Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Barwick-in-Elmet and are from the UK Census of 2011.

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QualificationLeedsEngland
No Qualifications23.2%22.5%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 214.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 314.7%12.4%
Level 426.9%27.4%
Other4.7%5.7%

Barwick-in-Elmet Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Barwick-in-Elmet are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Barwick-in-Elmet 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.

CountryLeedsEngland
United Kingdom88.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.1%9.4%

Barwick-in-Elmet 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.

GradeLeedsEngland
AB22.28%22.96%
C132.70%30.92%
C219.04%20.64%
DE25.98%25.49%

Barwick-in-Elmet Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Barwick-in-Elmet as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Barwick-in-Elmet is also older than the average, making Barwick-in-Elmet a older persons location.

AgeLeedsEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 298%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.3%6%
Age 65 to 747.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age37.639.3
Median Age3539

Barwick-in-Elmet Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureLeedsEngland
Owned26%30.6%
Mortgage32.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)16.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented16.7%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Barwick-in-Elmet 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 Barwick-in-Elmet 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. Barwick-in-Elmet 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 Barwick-in-Elmet 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 Barwick-in-Elmet is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitLeedsEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.7%13.5%


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

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