Socio-economic statistics for Broadbottom, Tameside

Socio-economic statistics for Broadbottom, Tameside
Socio-economic statistics for Broadbottom, Tameside

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

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


Broadbottom Education Statistics

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

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No Qualifications28.1%22.5%
Level 116.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 417.5%27.4%

Broadbottom Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)5.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)16.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.9%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Broadbottom 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 Broadbottom 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Broadbottom 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 Broadbottom than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.6%13.5%

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

Broadbottom Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%9.4%

Broadbottom General Health Statistics

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

Very Good43.96%47.17%
Very Bad1.60%1.25%

Broadbottom Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939

What is the population of Broadbottom and Tameside?

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

Ashton Hurst11545
Ashton St Michael's12635
Ashton Waterloo11582
Denton North East11112
Denton South10982
Denton West11117
Droylsden East12302
Droylsden West11123
Dukinfield Stalybridge10880
Hyde Godley12529
Hyde Newton14819
Hyde Werneth11608
St Peter's13996
Stalybridge North12860
Stalybridge South11221
Tameside Total227117

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

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