Socio-economic statistics for Broom, Warwickshire

Socio-economic statistics for Broom, Warwickshire
Socio-economic statistics for Broom, Warwickshire

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

Broom Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age43.839.3
Median Age4639

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

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Broom Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)1.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Broom 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. Broom is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Broom 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Broom is both lower than the average for Warwickshire 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 Broom than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1%2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%10.3%13.5%

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

Broom Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%9.4%

Broom Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications19.3%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.2%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%

Broom General Health Statistics

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

Very Good48.22%47.17%
Very Bad0.88%1.25%

What is the population of Broom and Stratford-on-Avon?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Stratford-on-Avon including Broom. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Alcester & Rural3724
Alcester Town3967
Bidford East4152
Bidford West & Salford4030
Bishop's Itchington4174
Brailes & Compton3362
Long Itchington & Stockton4335
Napton & Fenny Compton3496
Red Horse3290
Shipston North4126
Shipston South3575
Southam North3913
Southam South3414
Studley with Mappleborough Green3898
Studley with Sambourne3836
Wellesbourne East3733
Wellesbourne West4086
Wotton Wawen3586
Stratford-on-Avon Total132402

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

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