Socio-economic statistics for Bolsover, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bolsover, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Bolsover, Derbyshire

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

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


Bolsover Education Statistics

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

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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%

Bolsover General Health Statistics

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

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

Bolsover Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Bolsover has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bolsover 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%

Bolsover 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bolsover 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 Bolsover 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%

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

Bolsover Age Distribution Statistics

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

Bolsover Immigration Statistics

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

What is the population of Bolsover and Bolsover?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bolsover including Bolsover. 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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