Socio-economic statistics for Broadstone, Poole

Socio-economic statistics for Broadstone, Poole
Socio-economic statistics for Broadstone, Poole

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

Broadstone 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. Broadstone is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Broadstone is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Broadstone 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 Broadstone than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitPooleEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%13.5%

Broadstone rates 4/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Broadstone Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPooleEngland
United Kingdom91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.5%9.4%

Broadstone Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgePooleEngland
Age 0 to 45.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.139.3
Median Age4239

Broadstone General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Broadstone. The percentage of residents in Broadstone rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthPooleEngland
Very Good46.52%47.17%
Good34.87%34.22%
Fair13.44%13.12%
Bad3.96%4.25%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Broadstone Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenurePooleEngland
Owned35.8%30.6%
Mortgage34.6%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5%8.3%
Private Rented14.6%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Broadstone Education Statistics

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

QualificationPooleEngland
No Qualifications21.4%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 425.5%27.4%
Other4.7%5.7%

Broadstone 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.

GradePooleEngland
AB23.28%22.96%
C131.66%30.92%
C223.43%20.64%
DE21.64%25.49%

What is the population of Broadstone and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole including Broadstone. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Total0



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


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