Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Bridge Town Immigration Statistics

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

CountryStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
United Kingdom93.8%91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%4.7%9.4%

Bridge Town Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bridge Town and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bridge Town 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. Bridge Town also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bridge Town are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
No Qualifications19.3%21.6%22.5%
Level 112%12.9%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%12.4%
Level 433.4%28.8%27.4%
Other4.4%4.9%5.7%

Bridge Town Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Owned39.1%34.5%30.6%
Mortgage32.7%35.5%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.1%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.8%5.9%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%12.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.2%1.3%

Bridge Town General Health Statistics

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

HealthStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Very Good48.22%47.40%47.17%
Good34.83%34.80%34.22%
Fair12.71%12.92%13.12%
Bad3.36%3.80%4.25%
Very Bad0.88%1.09%1.25%

Bridge Town Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bridge Town 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 unemployment in Bridge Town is both lower than the average for Warwickshire 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 Bridge Town than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1%2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%10.3%13.5%

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

GradeStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
AB32.33%26.48%22.96%
C130.39%29.69%30.92%
C220.06%20.91%20.64%
DE17.22%22.92%25.49%

Bridge Town Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bridge Town as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bridge Town is also older than the Warwickshire average, making Bridge Town a older persons location.

AgeStratford-on-AvonWarwickshireEngland
Age 0 to 45%5.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%20%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 7411.8%9.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age43.840.939.3
Median Age464139



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

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