If you are thinking of moving to Higher Broughton 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 Higher Broughton to figures for Salford and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Higher Broughton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Higher Broughton 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. Higher Broughton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Higher Broughton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Higher Broughton 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 Higher Broughton 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 Higher Broughton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||19.7%||13.5%|
Higher Broughton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Higher Broughton. The percentage of residents in Higher Broughton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Higher Broughton rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Higher Broughton is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Higher Broughton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Higher Broughton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Higher Broughton 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.
Higher Broughton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Higher Broughton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Higher Broughton is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||17.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11%||8.3%|
Higher Broughton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Higher Broughton are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.9%||9.4%|
Higher Broughton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Higher Broughton as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Higher Broughton is also older than the average, making Higher Broughton a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||7.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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