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

Berwick Hills Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Berwick Hills 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 Berwick Hills is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Berwick Hills than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitMiddlesbroughEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)7.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)24.1%13.5%

Berwick Hills Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Berwick Hills has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Berwick Hills is an economically deprived area.

TenureMiddlesbroughEngland
Owned26.6%30.6%
Mortgage30.6%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.3%8.3%
Private Rented15.1%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Berwick Hills Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMiddlesbroughEngland
United Kingdom91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU6.2%9.4%

Berwick Hills Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMiddlesbroughEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age37.839.3
Median Age3739

Berwick Hills Education Statistics

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

QualificationMiddlesbroughEngland
No Qualifications29.9%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 313.2%12.4%
Level 418.5%27.4%
Other5%5.7%

Berwick Hills 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. Berwick Hills has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeMiddlesbroughEngland
AB11.53%22.96%
C126.63%30.92%
C220.97%20.64%
DE40.88%25.49%

Berwick Hills General Health Statistics

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

HealthMiddlesbroughEngland
Very Good45.41%47.17%
Good32.72%34.22%
Fair14.25%13.12%
Bad5.78%4.25%
Very Bad1.84%1.25%


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

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