Socio-economic statistics for Beacon Hill, Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Beacon Hill, Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset
Socio-economic statistics for Beacon Hill, Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset

If you are thinking of moving to Beacon Hill, Somerset 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 Beacon Hill, Somerset to figures for Bath and North East Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Beacon Hill, Somerset is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Beacon Hill, Somerset Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBath and North East SomersetEngland
Owned35.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Beacon Hill, Somerset General Health Statistics

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

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HealthBath and North East SomersetEngland
Very Good50.50%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair11.85%13.12%
Bad3.31%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%

Beacon Hill, Somerset Education Statistics

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

QualificationBath and North East SomersetEngland
No Qualifications17.2%22.5%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 316.5%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Beacon Hill, Somerset Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Beacon Hill, Somerset are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Beacon Hill, Somerset 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.

CountryBath and North East SomersetEngland
United Kingdom90.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%9.4%

Beacon Hill, Somerset Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBath and North East SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age40.339.3
Median Age4039

Beacon Hill, Somerset 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. Beacon Hill, Somerset has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeBath and North East SomersetEngland
AB29.81%22.96%
C132.68%30.92%
C219.22%20.64%
DE18.30%25.49%

Beacon Hill, Somerset 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. Beacon Hill, Somerset is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Beacon Hill, Somerset 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 Beacon Hill, Somerset is both lower than the average for Somerset and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Beacon Hill, Somerset than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBath and North East SomersetSomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%11.5%13.5%

Beacon Hill, Somerset rates 3/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019



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


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