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

Brockley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth SomersetEngland
Owned36.8%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.7%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Brockley General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth SomersetEngland
Very Good46.31%47.17%
Good34.77%34.22%
Fair13.66%13.12%
Bad4.09%4.25%
Very Bad1.18%1.25%

Brockley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Brockley 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Brockley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth SomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.1%13.5%

Brockley Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth SomersetEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 428.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Brockley Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.639.3
Median Age4439

Brockley 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.

GradeNorth SomersetEngland
AB24.84%22.96%
C131.82%30.92%
C221.53%20.64%
DE21.81%25.49%

Brockley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth SomersetEngland
United Kingdom94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%



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

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