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

Broadwas Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
United Kingdom95%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%2.9%9.4%

Broadwas Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7412.4%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 848%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.6%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age44.941.839.3
Median Age474339

Broadwas Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Broadwas 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 Broadwas is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Broadwas than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.5%11.5%13.5%

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

GradeMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
AB30.16%24.20%22.96%
C128.40%29.81%30.92%
C222.19%22.60%20.64%
DE19.25%23.39%25.49%

Broadwas Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Owned42.5%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%35%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.4%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%11.3%15.4%
Other1.2%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.2%1.3%

Broadwas Education Statistics

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

QualificationMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
No Qualifications20.3%23%22.5%
Level 111.2%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.9%3.6%
Level 311.4%12.1%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.2%27.4%
Other3.9%4.6%5.7%

Broadwas General Health Statistics

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

HealthMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Very Good45.57%46.47%47.17%
Good35.07%34.87%34.22%
Fair14.06%13.50%13.12%
Bad3.94%3.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.36%1.16%1.25%


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

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