Socio-economic statistics for Bexwell, Norfolk

Socio-economic statistics for Bexwell, Norfolk
Socio-economic statistics for Bexwell, Norfolk

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

Bexwell 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bexwell 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Bexwell is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.8%13.2%13.5%

Bexwell rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Bexwell Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.6%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4539

Bexwell Immigration Statistics

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

CountryKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
United Kingdom92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.4%9.4%

Bexwell General Health Statistics

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

HealthKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
Very Good40.91%47.17%
Good37.08%34.22%
Fair15.90%13.12%
Bad4.80%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

Bexwell Education Statistics

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

QualificationKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
No Qualifications29.3%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 311%12.4%
Level 419.1%27.4%
Other6.1%5.7%

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

GradeKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
AB15.96%22.96%
C127.55%30.92%
C226.60%20.64%
DE29.89%25.49%

Bexwell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
Owned39.6%30.6%
Mortgage29.9%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%15.4%
Other2.3%1.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%

What is the population of Bexwell and King's Lynn and West Norfolk?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in King's Lynn and West Norfolk including Bexwell. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Airfield6128
Bircham with Rudhams2645
Brancaster2256
Burnham Market & Docking2520
Clenchwarton2705
Denver2381
Dersingham5807
Downham Old Town3344
East Downham3165
Emneth & Outwell4883
Fairstead6930
Feltwell5814
Gayton & Grimston5700
Gaywood Chase2903
Gaywood Clock3300
Gaywood North Bank7746
Heacham5197
Hunstanton4189
Massingham with Castle Acre3094
Methwold2814
North Downham2425
North Lynn6701
Snettisham2608
South & West Lynn5399
South Downham2135
Springwood3426
St. Margaret's with St. Nicholas5285
Terrington5857
The Woottons6816
Tilney, Mershe Lande & Wiggenhall4919
Upwell & Delph6155
Walsoken, West Walton & Walpole5762
Watlington2717
West Winch4875
Wissey2644
King's Lynn and West Norfolk Total151245



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


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