Socio-economic statistics for Failand, North Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Failand, North Somerset
Socio-economic statistics for Failand, North Somerset

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

Failand Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth SomersetEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 428.4%27.4%

Failand Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

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TenureNorth SomersetEngland
Social Rented (Council)3.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.7%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Failand 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.

GradeNorth SomersetEngland

Failand Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.639.3
Median Age4439

Failand General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth SomersetEngland
Very Good46.31%47.17%
Very Bad1.18%1.25%

Failand 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. Failand 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 Failand 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 Failand than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth SomersetSomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.1%11.5%13.5%

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

Failand Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth SomersetEngland
United Kingdom94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%

What is the population of Failand and North Somerset?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in North Somerset including Failand. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Banwell & Winscombe7946
Blagdon & Churchill4053
Clevedon East4706
Clevedon South4253
Clevedon Walton4520
Clevedon West3771
Clevedon Yeo4201
Congresbury & Puxton4034
Gordano Valley4212
Hutton & Locking7479
Long Ashton8926
Nailsea Golden Valley4292
Nailsea West End3254
Nailsea Yeo3895
Nailsea Youngwood4081
Portishead East7517
Portishead North5626
Portishead South3927
Portishead West9441
Weston-super-Mare Central9158
Weston-super-Mare Hillside8688
Weston-super-Mare Kewstoke8445
Weston-super-Mare Mid Worle4014
Weston-super-Mare Milton9609
Weston-super-Mare North Worle8502
Weston-super-Mare South9533
Weston-super-Mare South Worle9154
Weston-super-Mare Uphill8121
Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke9237
Wick St Lawrence & St Georges4883
North Somerset Total215574

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

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