Socio-economic statistics for Brooklands, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Brooklands, Surrey
Socio-economic statistics for Brooklands, Surrey

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

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


Brooklands Education Statistics

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

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No Qualifications15.2%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 214.3%15.2%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 438.4%27.4%

Brooklands Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Brooklands are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Brooklands has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom80.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.3%3.7%
Outside the EU13.7%9.4%

Brooklands Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)8.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%8.3%
Private Rented14.6%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Brooklands General Health Statistics

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

Very Good51.78%47.17%
Very Bad0.77%1.25%

Brooklands 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 Brooklands 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 Brooklands than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%7.1%13.5%

Brooklands Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 47.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 747.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age38.739.3
Median Age3839

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

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