Socio-economic statistics for Bowsey Hill, Berkshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Bowsey Hill 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 Bowsey Hill to figures for Berkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bowsey Hill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Bowsey Hill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWokinghamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.439.3
Median Age4039

Bowsey Hill 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. Bowsey Hill has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeWokinghamEngland
AB43.03%22.96%
C131.40%30.92%
C214.83%20.64%
DE10.73%25.49%

Bowsey Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bowsey Hill come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Bowsey Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWokinghamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)0.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)5.7%13.5%

Bowsey Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthWokinghamEngland
Very Good54.26%47.17%
Good33.56%34.22%
Fair9.44%13.12%
Bad2.14%4.25%
Very Bad0.61%1.25%

Bowsey Hill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWokinghamEngland
United Kingdom87.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU8.8%9.4%

Bowsey Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bowsey Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bowsey Hill has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Bowsey Hill also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bowsey Hill are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationWokinghamEngland
No Qualifications13.2%22.5%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 440%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Bowsey Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Bowsey Hill has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bowsey Hill is a relatively affluent area.

TenureWokinghamEngland
Owned35.6%30.6%
Mortgage44.2%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.3%8.3%
Private Rented9.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%


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

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