Socio-economic statistics for Filton, City of Bristol

Socio-economic statistics for Filton, City of Bristol
Socio-economic statistics for Filton, City of Bristol

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.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitBristol, City ofSouth 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%

Filton rates /10 for employment deprivation
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.

GradeBristol, City ofEngland
AB25.70%22.96%
C132.17%30.92%
C217.59%20.64%
DE24.53%25.49%

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.

HealthBristol, City ofEngland
Very Good48.81%47.17%
Good33.46%34.22%
Fair12.25%13.12%
Bad4.22%4.25%
Very Bad1.27%1.25%

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.

CountryBristol, City ofEngland
United Kingdom85.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.6%3.7%
Outside the EU9.5%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.

AgeBristol, City ofEngland
Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age36.539.3
Median Age3339

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.

TenureBristol, City ofEngland
Owned24.6%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.8%8.3%
Private Rented22.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

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.

QualificationBristol, City ofEngland
No Qualifications20.2%22.5%
Level 111.9%13.3%
Level 212.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%3.6%
Level 314.6%12.4%
Level 432.8%27.4%
Other4.9%5.7%

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.

WardPopulation
Ashley19002
Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston21361
Bedminster12568
Bishopston and Ashley Down13290
Bishopsworth11442
Brislington East11767
Brislington West11563
Central23066
Clifton13337
Clifton Down11296
Cotham11720
Easton14340
Eastville14756
Filwood13824
Frome Vale13654
Hartcliffe and Withywood18839
Henbury and Brentry12641
Hengrove and Whitchurch Park16948
Hillfields12906
Horfield13339
Hotwells and Harbourside7005
Knowle13252
Lawrence Hill20156
Lockleaze13278
Redland12949
Southmead12676
Southville12960
St George Central12876
St George Troopers Hill5740
St George West6579
Stockwood11367
Stoke Bishop11948
Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze19677
Windmill Hill13744
Bristol, City of Total465866



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


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