Socio-economic statistics for Forhill, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Forhill, Worcestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Forhill, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Forhill, Worcestershire

Statistics

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

Forhill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Owned40.6%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.9%35%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented7.9%11.3%15.4%
Other0.9%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.2%1.3%

Forhill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
United Kingdom96%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%2.9%9.4%

Forhill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Forhill come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Forhill is both lower than the average for Worcestershire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Forhill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%11.5%13.5%

Forhill 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. Forhill has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
AB30.69%24.20%22.96%
C132.39%29.81%30.92%
C220.66%22.60%20.64%
DE16.27%23.39%25.49%

Forhill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Forhill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Forhill 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. Forhill also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Forhill are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
No Qualifications21.3%23%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.9%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.1%12.4%
Level 430.5%27.2%27.4%
Other3.7%4.6%5.7%

Forhill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.641.839.3
Median Age444339

Forhill General Health Statistics

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

HealthBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Very Good49.05%46.47%47.17%
Good33.43%34.87%34.22%
Fair12.69%13.50%13.12%
Bad3.72%3.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.10%1.16%1.25%


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

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