Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

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

Burton upon Trent Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Burton upon Trent are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Burton upon Trent 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.

CountryEast StaffordshireEngland
United Kingdom91.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%9.4%

Burton upon Trent 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Burton upon Trent 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 Burton upon Trent than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%11.6%13.5%

Burton upon Trent rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Burton upon Trent 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.

GradeEast StaffordshireEngland
AB20.02%22.96%
C126.06%30.92%
C222.47%20.64%
DE31.45%25.49%

Burton upon Trent General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast StaffordshireEngland
Very Good45.86%47.17%
Good35.72%34.22%
Fair13.47%13.12%
Bad3.85%4.25%
Very Bad1.09%1.25%

Burton upon Trent Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast StaffordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Burton upon Trent Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast StaffordshireEngland
Owned35.1%30.6%
Mortgage34.5%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented13.8%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Burton upon Trent Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Burton upon Trent and are from the UK Census of 2011. Burton upon Trent has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationEast StaffordshireEngland
No Qualifications24.7%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 423.4%27.4%
Other5.7%5.7%

What is the population of Burton upon Trent and East Staffordshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Staffordshire including Burton upon Trent. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Abbey2888
Anglesey8163
Bagots2704
Branston8166
Brizlincote5139
Burton4231
Churnet2809
Crown3466
Eton Park7697
Heath6687
Horninglow9177
Needwood5956
Rolleston on Dove3208
Shobnall8511
Stapenhill7938
Stretton7550
Town6981
Tutbury and Outwoods6590
Weaver1998
Winshill8584
Yoxall2480
East Staffordshire Total120923



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


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