If you are thinking of moving to Burnt Oak 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 Burnt Oak to figures for Barnet and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Burnt Oak is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Burnt Oak Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Burnt Oak 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 Burnt Oak than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.3%||13.5%|
Burnt Oak Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Burnt Oak are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Burnt Oak 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||10.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||26.7%||9.4%|
Burnt Oak General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Burnt Oak. The percentage of residents in Burnt Oak rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Burnt Oak rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Burnt Oak is generally better than in the average person in England.
Burnt Oak Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Burnt Oak has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Burnt Oak is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||8.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.6%||8.3%|
Burnt Oak Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Burnt Oak as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Burnt Oak is also older than the average, making Burnt Oak a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||23.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Burnt Oak Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Burnt Oak and are from the UK Census of 2011. Burnt Oak 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. Burnt Oak also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Burnt Oak are better educated than the average England citizen.
Burnt Oak 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. Burnt Oak has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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