If you are thinking of moving to Blagdon Lake 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 Blagdon Lake to figures for North Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Blagdon Lake is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Blagdon Lake Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Blagdon Lake has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Blagdon Lake is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||3.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.7%||8.3%|
Blagdon Lake Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blagdon Lake 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 Blagdon Lake than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.1%||13.5%|
Blagdon Lake 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.
Blagdon Lake Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Blagdon Lake are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Blagdon Lake 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.9%||9.4%|
Blagdon Lake General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Blagdon Lake. The percentage of residents in Blagdon Lake rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Blagdon Lake Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Blagdon Lake as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Blagdon Lake is also older than the average, making Blagdon Lake a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.3%||2.3%|
Blagdon Lake Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Blagdon Lake and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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