Socio-economic statistics for Bathley, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bathley, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Bathley, Nottinghamshire

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

Bathley Education Statistics

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

QualificationNewark and SherwoodEngland
No Qualifications25.1%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 424.2%27.4%

Bathley 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.

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GradeNewark and SherwoodEngland

Bathley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNewark and SherwoodEngland
Social Rented (Council)10.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Bathley General Health Statistics

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

HealthNewark and SherwoodEngland
Very Good44.86%47.17%
Very Bad1.32%1.25%

Bathley 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bathley 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 Bathley is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitNewark and SherwoodNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.1%13.8%13.5%

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

Bathley Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewark and SherwoodEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.639.3
Median Age4339

Bathley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNewark and SherwoodEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

What is the population of Bathley and Newark and Sherwood?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Newark and Sherwood including Bathley. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Balderton North & Coddington6812
Balderton South5358
Dover Beck2923
Edwinstowe & Clipstone11127
Farndon & Fernwood7151
Rainworth North & Rufford6748
Rainworth South & Blidworth5929
Newark and Sherwood Total123127

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

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