If you are thinking of moving to Filton 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 Filton to figures for City of Bristol and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Filton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Filton 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. Filton 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 Filton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.
|Benefit||Bristol, City of||South Yorkshire (Met County)||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.6%||4.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.9%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.9%||17.4%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Filton 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.
|Grade||Bristol, City of||England|
Filton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Filton. The percentage of residents in Filton rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
|Health||Bristol, City of||England|
Filton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Filton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Filton 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.
|Country||Bristol, City of||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||9.5%||9.4%|
Filton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Filton as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Filton is also older than the average, making Filton a older persons location.
|Age||Bristol, City of||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.1%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||9.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Filton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Filton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Filton is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||Bristol, City of||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||14.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.8%||8.3%|
Filton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Filton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Filton 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. Filton also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Filton are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Bristol, City of||England|
What is the population of Filton and Bristol, City of?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bristol, City of including Filton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston||21361|
|Bishopston and Ashley Down||13290|
|Hartcliffe and Withywood||18839|
|Henbury and Brentry||12641|
|Hengrove and Whitchurch Park||16948|
|Hotwells and Harbourside||7005|
|St George Central||12876|
|St George Troopers Hill||5740|
|St George West||6579|
|Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze||19677|
|Bristol, City of Total||465866|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.