If you are thinking of moving to Bretford 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 Bretford to figures for Warwickshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bretford is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bretford Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bretford are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.8%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.1%||9.4%|
Bretford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bretford has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bretford is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||9.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.1%||8.3%|
Bretford Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bretford and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Bretford General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bretford. The percentage of residents in Bretford rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bretford rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bretford is generally better than in the average person in England.
Bretford Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bretford as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bretford is also older than the average, making Bretford a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.3%|
Bretford 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 Bretford 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 10% lower in Bretford than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.2%||2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||9.9%||10.3%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Bretford 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.
What is the population of Bretford and Rugby?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Rugby including Bretford. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Admirals and Cawston||8740|
|Clifton, Newton and Churchover||3417|
|Coton and Boughton||7752|
|Newbold and Brownsover||9220|
|Revel and Binley Woods||6405|
|Rokeby and Overslade||7822|
|Wolston and the Lawfords||7996|
|Wolvey and Shilton||3090|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.