Socio-economic statistics for Boosbeck, Redcar and Cleveland

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Boosbeck in Redcar and Cleveland 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 Boosbeck older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Boosbeck and Redcar and Cleveland? Is Boosbeck an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Boosbeck Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Skelton West.
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

Boosbeck Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Boosbeck 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 Boosbeck to the national average for England.
Level Skelton West England
No Qualifications 23.02% 18.08%
Level 1 9.54% 9.69%
Level 2 14.33% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 6.65% 5.32%
Level 3 20.46% 16.92%
Level 4 23.49% 33.92%

Boosbeck Health Statistics

Skelton West 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
Skelton West 44.42% 31.47% 15.27% 6.72% 2.11%
Redcar and Cleveland 42.54% 34% 15.84% 5.8% 1.82%
North East 44.58% 33.46% 14.95% 5.41% 1.61%
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 Redcar and Cleveland changed since 2011?

Redcar and Cleveland residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.25% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 42.38% 33.91% 15.87% 6.05% 1.79%
2021 42.54% 34% 15.84% 5.8% 1.82%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Boosbeck 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 Redcar and Cleveland.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Redcar and Cleveland 4.4% -0.3%
North East 4.3% -0.5%
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 Boosbeck 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 Boosbeck.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 49.77%
In Part-Time Work 30.21%
Unemployed 5.82%
69.79% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Boosbeck

What are the occupations of the residents of Boosbeck?

The largest employment sector in Boosbeck is Skilled Trades. The smallest employment sector is Administrative & Secretarial.
Sector Proportion
Skilled Trades 15.27%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 13.67%
Associate Professional & Technical 12.44%
Professional Occupations 12.17%
Elementary Occupations 12.12%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 9.29%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 8.49%
Administrative & Secretarial 8.38%

How many residents own or rent their home in Boosbeck and Redcar and Cleveland

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Boosbeck either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 62.16 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 37.84 of Boosbeck residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Skelton West 62.16% 37.84%
Redcar and Cleveland 64.66% 35.34%
North East 60.27% 39.73%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Boosbeck has a higher level of home ownership than than the national average.

Boosbeck compared to other wards in Redcar and Cleveland

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Belmont (Redcar and Cleveland) 85.99% 14.01%
2 Wheatlands 84.89% 15.11%
3 Hutton 84.07% 15.94%
4 Longbeck 82.77% 17.23%
5 West Dyke 79.38% 20.62%
6 St Germain's 75.31% 24.69%
7 Ormesby (Redcar and Cleveland) 74.46% 25.54%
8 Zetland 73.42% 26.58%
9 Teesville 72.32% 27.68%
10 Normanby 72.22% 27.78%
11 Skelton East 68.63% 31.37%
12 Brotton 67.35% 32.65%
13 Saltburn 66.73% 33.27%
14 Newcomen 65.38% 34.62%
15 Skelton West 62.16% 37.84%
16 Lockwood 58.71% 41.29%
17 Loftus 58.56% 41.44%
18 Guisborough 56.85% 43.15%
19 South Bank 51.69% 48.31%
20 Dormanstown 50.93% 49.07%
21 Coatham 49.54% 50.46%
22 Eston 49.53% 50.47%
23 Kirkleatham 48.24% 51.76%
24 Grangetown (Redcar and Cleveland) 27.65% 72.35%
Boosbeck is ranked 15 out of 24 wards in Redcar and Cleveland for the percentage of home owners.

Boosbeck & Redcar and Cleveland 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 Boosbeck in the Redcar and Cleveland local area district.

Boosbeck has a lower rate of immigrants than Redcar and Cleveland, the North East region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Skelton West 98.13% 1.87%
Redcar and Cleveland 97.08% 2.92%
North East 93.23% 6.77%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Boosbeck compared to other wards in Redcar and Cleveland

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 South Bank 91.9% 8.1%
2 Coatham 94.3% 5.7%
3 Saltburn 95.28% 4.72%
4 Grangetown 95.59% 4.41%
5 Dormanstown 96.67% 3.33%
6 Zetland 96.98% 3.02%
7 Hutton 97.17% 2.83%
8 Kirkleatham 97.24% 2.76%
9 Guisborough 97.28% 2.72%
10 Ormesby 97.38% 2.62%
11 West Dyke 97.41% 2.59%
12 Newcomen 97.47% 2.53%
13 Longbeck 97.61% 2.39%
14 Belmont 97.68% 2.32%
15 Eston 97.68% 2.32%
16 Wheatlands 97.68% 2.32%
17 Normanby 97.87% 2.13%
18 St Germain's 97.92% 2.08%
19 Loftus 98.08% 1.92%
20 Skelton East 98.11% 1.89%
21 Lockwood 98.11% 1.89%
22 Skelton West 98.13% 1.87%
23 Brotton 98.23% 1.77%
24 Teesville 98.27% 1.73%
'; Boosbeck is ranked 22 out of 24 wards in Redcar and Cleveland for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

What is the population of Boosbeck and Redcar and Cleveland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Redcar and Cleveland including Boosbeck. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Belmont 4292
Brotton 6905
Coatham 5123
Dormanstown 4679
Eston 7578
Grangetown 6619
Guisborough 8063
Hutton 6420
Kirkleatham 7458
Lockwood 2367
Loftus 6472
Longbeck 4026
Newcomen 5199
Normanby 6724
Ormesby 6325
Saltburn 6060
Skelton East 4212
Skelton West 4739
South Bank 5353
St Germain's 7115
Teesville 5826
West Dyke 5947
Wheatlands 5367
Zetland 4359
Redcar and Cleveland Total 137228



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



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