Socio-economic statistics for Borough Park, Staffordshire

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

What are the occupations of the residents of Borough Park?

The largest employment sector in Borough Park is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Caring, leisure & Other Services.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 15.92%
Elementary Occupations 13.57%
Associate Professional & Technical 11.52%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 11.44%
Administrative & Secretarial 10.24%
Skilled Trades 10.11%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 9.67%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 8.96%

Borough Park Health Statistics

Spital 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
Spital 46.46% 34.64% 13.48% 4.31% 1.12%
Tamworth 45.52% 34.88% 13.89% 4.37% 1.35%
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 Tamworth changed since 2011?

Tamworth residents who describe their health as either good or very good has decreased by 0.43% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 45.6% 35.23% 13.43% 4.43% 1.31%
2021 45.52% 34.88% 13.89% 4.37% 1.35%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Borough Park Age Distribution Statistics

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

Borough Park & Tamworth 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 Borough Park in the Tamworth local area district.

Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Spital 92.56% 7.44%
Tamworth 93.25% 6.75%
West Midlands 84.84% 15.17%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Borough Park compared to other wards in Tamworth

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Castle 89.71% 10.29%
2 Spital 92.56% 7.44%
3 Belgrave 92.68% 7.32%
4 Bolehall 92.74% 7.26%
5 Amington 93.07% 6.93%
6 Glascote 93.13% 6.87%
7 Stonydelph 93.58% 6.42%
8 Mercian 93.62% 6.38%
9 Wilnecote 94.96% 5.04%
10 Trinity 96.27% 3.73%
'; Borough Park is ranked 2 out of 10 wards in Tamworth for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Borough Park 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 Tamworth.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Tamworth 3.7% -0.2%
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 Borough Park 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 Borough Park.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 57.35%
In Part-Time Work 24.3%
Unemployed 4.36%
75.7% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Borough Park

Borough Park Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Borough Park 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 Borough Park to the national average for England.
Level Spital England
No Qualifications 20.04% 18.08%
Level 1 11.88% 9.69%
Level 2 16.03% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 4.97% 5.32%
Level 3 18.48% 16.92%
Level 4 25.87% 33.92%

How many residents own or rent their home in Borough Park and Tamworth

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Borough Park either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 67.28 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 32.72 of Borough Park residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Spital 67.28% 32.72%
Tamworth 66.99% 33.01%
West Midlands 62.8% 37.2%
England 61.31% 38.69%

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

Borough Park compared to other wards in Tamworth

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Trinity (Tamworth) 82.89% 17.11%
2 Amington 72.87% 27.13%
3 Wilnecote 71.61% 28.39%
4 Mercian 69.71% 30.29%
5 Spital 67.28% 32.72%
6 Stonydelph 67.25% 32.75%
7 Belgrave (Tamworth) 67.11% 32.89%
8 Bolehall 64.44% 35.56%
9 Glascote 54.29% 45.71%
10 Castle (Tamworth) 53.6% 46.4%
Borough Park is ranked 5 out of 10 wards in Tamworth for the percentage of home owners.

What is the population of Borough Park and Tamworth?

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

Ward Population
Amington 7832
Belgrave 7706
Bolehall 7637
Castle 7420
Glascote 7817
Mercian 6836
Spital 7821
Stonydelph 7518
Trinity 7157
Wilnecote 9120
Tamworth Total 76864



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



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