Socio-economic statistics for Bowmans, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Bowmans, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Bowmans, Kent

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

Bowmans General Health Statistics

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

HealthDartfordEngland
Very Good48.55%47.17%
Good34.86%34.22%
Fair12.16%13.12%
Bad3.40%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.25%

Bowmans Education Statistics

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

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QualificationDartfordEngland
No Qualifications21.1%22.5%
Level 117.3%13.3%
Level 218.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 422%27.4%
Other5.5%5.7%

Bowmans Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDartfordEngland
Owned27.5%30.6%
Mortgage39.4%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4%8.3%
Private Rented15%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Bowmans 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.

GradeDartfordEngland
AB19.06%22.96%
C134.69%30.92%
C224.21%20.64%
DE22.04%25.49%

Bowmans Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDartfordEngland
United Kingdom88.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU7.4%9.4%

Bowmans 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. Bowmans is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bowmans 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 unemployment in Bowmans is both lower than the average for Kent and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Bowmans than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDartfordKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.2%12.6%13.5%

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

Bowmans Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bowmans as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Bowmans is also older than the average, making Bowmans a older persons location.

AgeDartfordEngland
Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 747.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age37.839.3
Median Age3739

What is the population of Bowmans and Dartford?

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

WardPopulation
Bean & Village Park2721
Brent5850
Bridge2940
Burnham3303
Darenth3052
Ebbsfleet1115
Greenhithe & Knockhall10380
Heath5646
Joyden's Wood5019
Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet6542
Maypole & Leyton Cross3112
Newtown6413
Princes5679
Stone Castle7833
Stone House6689
Swanscombe7278
Temple Hill12137
Town1864
West Hill8754
Wilmington, Sutton-at-Hone & Hawley7724
Dartford Total114051



Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.


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