Socio-economic statistics for Blackwell, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Blackwell, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Blackwell, Derbyshire

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

Blackwell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)15%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Blackwell 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 Blackwell 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Blackwell than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.6%13.1%13.5%

Blackwell rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Blackwell Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age4139.3
Median Age4239

Blackwell General Health Statistics

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

Very Good40.77%47.17%
Very Bad1.83%1.25%

Blackwell Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications32.9%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 415.8%27.4%

Blackwell Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom97%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%9.4%

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


What is the population of Blackwell and Bolsover?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bolsover including Blackwell. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ault Hucknall6408
Bolsover East4146
Bolsover North & Shuttlewood3375
Bolsover South4677
Clowne East5305
Clowne West2655
Shirebrook North4811
Shirebrook South5245
South Normanton East4932
South Normanton West6698
Bolsover Total81305

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

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