Socio-economic statistics for Blacknest, Berkshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Blacknest 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 Blacknest to figures for Berkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Blacknest is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

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

GradeWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
AB39.16%22.96%
C132.20%30.92%
C215.45%20.64%
DE13.19%25.49%

Blacknest Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Blacknest Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Owned32.6%30.6%
Mortgage35.4%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.1%8.3%
Private Rented13.9%15.4%
Other2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.9%1.3%

Blacknest Education Statistics

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

QualificationWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
No Qualifications15.6%22.5%
Level 111.6%13.3%
Level 214.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3%3.6%
Level 311.2%12.4%
Level 438.4%27.4%
Other5.8%5.7%

Blacknest General Health Statistics

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

HealthWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Very Good54.51%47.17%
Good32.22%34.22%
Fair9.85%13.12%
Bad2.68%4.25%
Very Bad0.75%1.25%

Blacknest Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blacknest 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 Blacknest than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%13.5%

Blacknest Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
United Kingdom82.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.9%3.7%
Outside the EU11.4%9.4%



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

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