If you are thinking of moving to Bedworth 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 Bedworth to figures for Warwickshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bedworth is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bedworth Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bedworth and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bedworth 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.
|Qualification||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
Bedworth Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bedworth as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Bedworth is younger than the Warwickshire average.
|Age||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.3%||5.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.6%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.4%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.3%||20%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.1%||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.4%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.4%||9.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.4%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.4%||2.3%|
Bedworth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bedworth has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bedworth is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||11%||7.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.5%||5.9%||8.3%|
Bedworth Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bedworth 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 Bedworth is both higher than the average for Warwickshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Benefit||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.4%||2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.1%||10.3%||13.5%|
Bedworth Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bedworth are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bedworth 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||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4.5%||4.7%||9.4%|
Bedworth 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. Bedworth has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
Bedworth General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bedworth. The percentage of residents in Bedworth rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bedworth rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bedworth is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||Nuneaton and Bedworth||Warwickshire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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