Socio-economic statistics for Colne Brook, Buckinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Colne Brook, Buckinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Colne Brook, Buckinghamshire

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

Colne Brook 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.


Colne Brook Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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Social Rented (Council)13.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%8.3%
Private Rented23.1%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Colne Brook Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Colne Brook are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Colne Brook 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 Kingdom61%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries9.3%3.7%
Outside the EU28.7%9.4%

Colne Brook Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 49.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 97.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4425.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.7%6%
Age 65 to 744.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age33.539.3
Median Age3239

Colne Brook General Health Statistics

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

Very Good47.90%47.17%
Very Bad0.99%1.25%

Colne Brook 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. Colne Brook is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Colne Brook 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 Colne Brook is both lower than the average for Merseyside (Met County) and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitSloughMerseyside (Met County)England
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%4.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.3%21.3%13.5%

Colne Brook rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Colne Brook Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications20.1%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 213.4%15.2%
Level 310.1%12.4%
Level 425.8%27.4%

What is the population of Colne Brook and Slough?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Slough including Colne Brook. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Baylis and Stoke9701
Britwell and Northborough10686
Cippenham Green9969
Cippenham Meadows11891
Colnbrook with Poyle6588
Haymill and Lynch Hill9525
Langley Kedermister10355
Langley St Mary's11157
Wexham Lea10588
Slough Total149577

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

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