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

Brookside Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Brookside 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 Brookside than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBracknell ForestEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%13.5%

Brookside Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBracknell ForestEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 746.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age37.439.3
Median Age3739

Brookside Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBracknell ForestEngland
United Kingdom86.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.8%9.4%

Brookside General Health Statistics

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

HealthBracknell ForestEngland
Very Good52.40%47.17%
Good34.29%34.22%
Fair10.06%13.12%
Bad2.53%4.25%
Very Bad0.72%1.25%

Brookside Education Statistics

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

QualificationBracknell ForestEngland
No Qualifications16.3%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 216.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 430.3%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%

Brookside Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBracknell ForestEngland
Owned24.9%30.6%
Mortgage43.6%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.6%15.4%
Other1.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

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

GradeBracknell ForestEngland
AB29.18%22.96%
C134.24%30.92%
C219.81%20.64%
DE16.77%25.49%


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

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