Socio-economic statistics for Bilstone, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Bilstone, Leicestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Bilstone, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Bilstone, Leicestershire

Statistics

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

Bilstone Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bilstone 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Bilstone than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.9%9.2%13.5%

Bilstone Education Statistics

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

QualificationHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications24.4%22.1%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.4%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%4.8%3.6%
Level 312.4%13.8%12.4%
Level 424.1%26.1%27.4%
Other4%4.4%5.7%

Bilstone Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.5%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%19.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.1%9.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.740.839.3
Median Age434239

Bilstone Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom95.9%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%5%9.4%

Bilstone 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.

GradeHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
AB22.32%24.28%22.96%
C131.42%31.53%30.92%
C223.84%23.21%20.64%
DE22.42%20.98%25.49%

Bilstone General Health Statistics

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

HealthHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
Very Good46.26%47.47%47.17%
Good35.83%35.49%34.22%
Fair13.30%12.74%13.12%
Bad3.63%3.38%4.25%
Very Bad0.98%0.93%1.25%

Bilstone Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Bilstone has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bilstone is a relatively affluent area.

TenureHinckley and BosworthLeicestershireEngland
Owned37.2%37.1%30.6%
Mortgage39.6%38.6%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.1%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%10.8%15.4%
Other1.1%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.1%1.3%


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

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