Socio-economic statistics for Bedwell, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bedwell, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bedwell, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bedwell, Hertfordshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Bedwell 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 Bedwell to figures for Hertfordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bedwell is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Bedwell Immigration Statistics

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

CountryStevenageHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom88.2%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU7.9%8.6%9.4%

Bedwell Education Statistics

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

QualificationStevenageHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications21.5%18.2%22.5%
Level 118%13.8%13.3%
Level 217.9%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.8%11.8%12.4%
Level 422.1%32.1%27.4%
Other4.9%5%5.7%

Bedwell General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bedwell. The percentage of residents in Bedwell rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Very Good47.06%50.90%47.17%
Good35.68%33.92%34.22%
Fair12.69%11.25%13.12%
Bad3.55%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad1.02%0.85%1.25%

Bedwell Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bedwell 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. The rate of unemployment in Bedwell is both higher than the average for Hertfordshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.5%9.4%13.5%

Bedwell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Owned22.2%30%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%36.8%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)22.8%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%9%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free0.7%1%1.3%

Bedwell Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bedwell as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Bedwell is older than the Hertfordshire average.

AgeStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 47%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.1%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.9%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 747.1%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age37.83939.3
Median Age373939

Bedwell 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.

GradeStevenageHertfordshireEngland
AB19.65%30.43%22.96%
C132.30%32.67%30.92%
C222.97%18.87%20.64%
DE25.07%18.03%25.49%


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

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