Socio-economic statistics for Blackwater, Berkshire, Berkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Blackwater, Berkshire, Berkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Blackwater, Berkshire, Berkshire

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

Blackwater, Berkshire Education Statistics

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

QualificationHartEngland
No Qualifications13.5%22.5%
Level 112.4%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.6%
Level 313%12.4%
Level 437.5%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Blackwater, Berkshire 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. Blackwater, Berkshire is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Blackwater, Berkshire 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Blackwater, Berkshire is both lower than the average for Hampshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Blackwater, Berkshire than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHartHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)0.8%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)5.3%8.7%13.5%

Blackwater, Berkshire Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Blackwater, Berkshire are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Blackwater, Berkshire 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.

CountryHartEngland
United Kingdom90.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%
Outside the EU6%9.4%

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

GradeHartEngland
AB40.45%22.96%
C132.31%30.92%
C216.52%20.64%
DE10.72%25.49%

Blackwater, Berkshire Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHartEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age4039.3
Median Age4139

Blackwater, Berkshire General Health Statistics

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

HealthHartEngland
Very Good55.01%47.17%
Good33.09%34.22%
Fair9.26%13.12%
Bad2.08%4.25%
Very Bad0.56%1.25%

Blackwater, Berkshire Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHartEngland
Owned35.5%30.6%
Mortgage42.6%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%8.3%
Private Rented9.5%15.4%
Other2.6%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%


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


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