Socio-economic statistics for Brockhurst, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Brockhurst, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Brockhurst, Hampshire

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

Brockhurst Immigration Statistics

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

CountryGosportEngland
United Kingdom93.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.4%9.4%

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

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GradeGosportEngland
AB16.57%22.96%
C134.38%30.92%
C223.92%20.64%
DE25.13%25.49%

Brockhurst Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureGosportEngland
Owned29.4%30.6%
Mortgage35.9%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.7%15.4%
Other3.6%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Brockhurst 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 Brockhurst 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.

BenefitGosportHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.6%8.7%13.5%

Brockhurst rates 9/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Brockhurst Education Statistics

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

QualificationGosportEngland
No Qualifications21.6%22.5%
Level 116.2%13.3%
Level 218.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%3.6%
Level 313.4%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Brockhurst General Health Statistics

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

HealthGosportEngland
Very Good45.32%47.17%
Good36.21%34.22%
Fair13.58%13.12%
Bad3.89%4.25%
Very Bad0.99%1.25%

Brockhurst Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeGosportEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

What is the population of Brockhurst and Gosport?

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

WardPopulation
Alverstoke4349
Anglesey3703
Bridgemary North4658
Bridgemary South4817
Brockhurst5385
Christchurch5410
Elson4542
Forton4653
Grange6562
Hardway5665
Lee East6102
Lee West5132
Leesland4811
Peel Common4237
Privett4191
Rowner and Holbrook4892
Town5570
Gosport Total84679



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


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