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

Guide Bridge Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTamesideEngland
United Kingdom93%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%9.4%

Guide Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTamesideEngland
Owned28.1%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)16.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.9%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Guide Bridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Guide Bridge 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 Guide Bridge is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Guide Bridge than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitTamesideEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.6%13.5%

Guide Bridge Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Guide Bridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Guide Bridge has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationTamesideEngland
No Qualifications28.1%22.5%
Level 116.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 417.5%27.4%
Other4.5%5.7%

Guide Bridge 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. Guide Bridge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeTamesideEngland
AB13.74%22.96%
C130.27%30.92%
C224.51%20.64%
DE31.49%25.49%

Guide Bridge Age Distribution Statistics

AgeTamesideEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939

Guide Bridge General Health Statistics

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

HealthTamesideEngland
Very Good43.96%47.17%
Good33.70%34.22%
Fair15.05%13.12%
Bad5.70%4.25%
Very Bad1.60%1.25%


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

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