Socio-economic statistics for Blount’s Green, Staffordshire

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Blount's Green in East Staffordshire from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Blount's Green older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Blount's Green and East Staffordshire? Is Blount's Green an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Blount's Green Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of East Staffordshire.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
East Staffordshire 3.2% 0.1%
West Midlands 5% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Blount's Green on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Blount's Green.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 59.83%
In Part-Time Work 26.56%
Unemployed 2.95%
73.44% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Blount's Green

Blount's Green & East Staffordshire Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Blount's Green in the East Staffordshire local area district.

Blount's Green has a lower rate of immigrants than East Staffordshire, the West Midlands region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Town (East Staffordshire) 94.22% 5.78%
East Staffordshire 86.08% 13.92%
West Midlands 84.84% 15.17%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Blount's Green compared to other wards in East Staffordshire

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Anglesey 56.85% 43.15%
2 Shobnall 66.02% 33.98%
3 Burton 68.06% 31.94%
4 Eton Park 71.75% 28.25%
5 Horninglow 82.91% 17.09%
6 Stapenhill 86.82% 13.18%
7 Branston 88.72% 11.28%
8 Winshill 88.87% 11.14%
9 Crown 94.2% 5.8%
10 Town 94.22% 5.78%
11 Brizlincote 94.32% 5.68%
12 Tutbury and Outwoods 94.39% 5.61%
13 Stretton 95% 5%
14 Churnet 95.66% 4.34%
15 Heath 96.05% 3.95%
16 Needwood 96.2% 3.8%
17 Yoxall 96.26% 3.74%
18 Rolleston on Dove 96.52% 3.48%
19 Weaver 97.23% 2.78%
20 Bagots 97.62% 2.38%
21 Abbey 97.96% 2.04%
'; Blount's Green is ranked 10 out of 21 wards in East Staffordshire for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

What are the occupations of the residents of Blount's Green?

The largest employment sector in Blount's Green is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Caring, leisure & Other Services.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 18.52%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 13.38%
Associate Professional & Technical 11.93%
Elementary Occupations 10.93%
Skilled Trades 9.98%
Administrative & Secretarial 9.29%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 9.26%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 8.48%

How many residents own or rent their home in Blount's Green and East Staffordshire

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Blount's Green either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 69.02 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 30.98 of Blount's Green residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Town (East Staffordshire) 69.02% 30.98%
East Staffordshire 66.83% 33.17%
West Midlands 62.8% 37.2%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Blount's Green has a higher level of home ownership than than the national average.

Blount's Green compared to other wards in East Staffordshire

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Brizlincote 87.57% 12.43%
2 Abbey (East Staffordshire) 86.66% 13.34%
3 Rolleston on Dove 84.96% 15.04%
4 Yoxall 84.75% 15.25%
5 Stretton 83.89% 16.11%
6 Needwood 82.32% 17.68%
7 Crown 81.4% 18.6%
8 Bagots 80.24% 19.76%
9 Branston (East Staffordshire) 77.81% 22.19%
10 Weaver 77.74% 22.26%
11 Tutbury and Outwoods 77.18% 22.82%
12 Heath (East Staffordshire) 72.01% 27.99%
13 Town (East Staffordshire) 69.02% 30.98%
14 Churnet (East Staffordshire) 68.55% 31.45%
15 Winshill 62.65% 37.35%
16 Horninglow 56.97% 43.03%
17 Eton Park 52.13% 47.87%
18 Stapenhill 51.61% 48.39%
19 Shobnall 45.02% 54.98%
20 Anglesey (East Staffordshire) 43.17% 56.83%
21 Burton (East Staffordshire) 37.69% 62.31%
Blount's Green is ranked 13 out of 21 wards in East Staffordshire for the percentage of home owners.

Blount's Green Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Town.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

Blount's Green Health Statistics

Town has a lower proportion of residents (very_good_pc-$ward_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Town (East Staffordshire) 46.54% 35.35% 13.57% 3.36% 1.18%
East Staffordshire 46.54% 35.47% 13.16% 3.74% 1.09%
West Midlands 46.4% 34.38% 13.54% 4.37% 1.31%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in East Staffordshire changed since 2011?

East Staffordshire residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.43% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 45.86% 35.72% 13.47% 3.85% 1.09%
2021 46.54% 35.47% 13.16% 3.74% 1.09%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Blount's Green Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Blount's Green residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Blount's Green to the national average for England.
Level Town England
No Qualifications 17.66% 18.08%
Level 1 9.61% 9.69%
Level 2 15.35% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 5.12% 5.32%
Level 3 18.84% 16.92%
Level 4 31.41% 33.92%

What is the population of Blount's Green and East Staffordshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Staffordshire including Blount's Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Abbey 2888
Anglesey 8163
Bagots 2704
Branston 8166
Brizlincote 5139
Burton 4231
Churnet 2809
Crown 3466
Eton Park 7697
Heath 6687
Horninglow 9177
Needwood 5956
Rolleston on Dove 3208
Shobnall 8511
Stapenhill 7938
Stretton 7550
Town 6981
Tutbury and Outwoods 6590
Weaver 1998
Winshill 8584
Yoxall 2480
East Staffordshire Total 120923



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.



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