Socio-economic statistics for Bell Green, Lewisham

Socio-economic statistics for Bell Green, Lewisham
Socio-economic statistics for Bell Green, Lewisham

Socio-economic statistics for Bell Green, Lewisham

Statistics

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

Bell Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bell Green 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 Bell Green is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitLewishamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.8%13.5%

Bell Green 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.

GradeLewishamEngland
AB26.00%22.96%
C135.11%30.92%
C215.48%20.64%
DE23.40%25.49%

Bell Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Bell Green has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Bell Green is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureLewishamEngland
Owned14.9%30.6%
Mortgage27.5%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.5%8.3%
Private Rented23%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Bell Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bell Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bell Green has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryLewishamEngland
United Kingdom66.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries7.6%3.7%
Outside the EU24.7%9.4%

Bell Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeLewishamEngland
Age 0 to 48%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.5%6%
Age 65 to 744.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age34.639.3
Median Age3339

Bell Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationLewishamEngland
No Qualifications17.7%22.5%
Level 111.1%13.3%
Level 212.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.4%3.6%
Level 310.8%12.4%
Level 438%27.4%
Other8.5%5.7%

Bell Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthLewishamEngland
Very Good49.09%47.17%
Good34.02%34.22%
Fair11.70%13.12%
Bad3.90%4.25%
Very Bad1.29%1.25%


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

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