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

Bridgewater Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHaltonEngland
Owned27.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.3%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)20.5%8.3%
Private Rented8.9%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Bridgewater Canal Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bridgewater Canal and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bridgewater Canal has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationHaltonEngland
No Qualifications26.9%22.5%
Level 116.8%13.3%
Level 218.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 417.6%27.4%
Other3.7%5.7%

Bridgewater Canal Age Distribution Statistics

AgeHaltonEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.3
Median Age3939

Bridgewater Canal Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bridgewater Canal 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 Bridgewater Canal is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Bridgewater Canal than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitHaltonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.9%13.5%

Bridgewater Canal 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. Bridgewater Canal has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHaltonEngland
AB13.70%22.96%
C128.87%30.92%
C221.44%20.64%
DE35.99%25.49%

Bridgewater Canal Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHaltonEngland
United Kingdom97.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.3%9.4%

Bridgewater Canal General Health Statistics

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

HealthHaltonEngland
Very Good46.67%47.17%
Good31.57%34.22%
Fair13.92%13.12%
Bad6.15%4.25%
Very Bad1.70%1.25%


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

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