Hillfields, City of Bristol

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

Hillfields Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth GloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Hillfields Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

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TenureSouth GloucestershireEngland
Owned34.5%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Hillfields Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hillfields and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationSouth GloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.4%3.6%
Level 313.7%12.4%
Level 426.7%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Hillfields General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth GloucestershireEngland
Very Good49.15%47.17%
Good34.89%34.22%
Fair11.77%13.12%
Bad3.26%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.25%

Hillfields Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth GloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom93.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.9%9.4%

Hillfields 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.

GradeSouth GloucestershireEngland
AB25.85%22.96%
C132.70%30.92%
C223.01%20.64%
DE18.44%25.49%

Hillfields 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Hillfields 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.The rate of unemployment in Hillfields is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Hillfields than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth GloucestershireGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%10.5%13.5%

Hillfields rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Hillfields and South Gloucestershire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Gloucestershire including Hillfields. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bitton & Oldland Common9503
Boyd Valley10921
Bradley Stoke North11423
Bradley Stoke South10077
Charfield4873
Charlton & Cribbs7967
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge9501
Dodington10109
Emersons Green14496
Filton11285
Frampton Cotterell12920
Frenchay & Downend13076
Hanham13070
Kingswood9354
Longwell Green9804
New Cheltenham9223
Parkwall & Warmley9289
Patchway Coniston5508
Pilning & Severn Beach5041
Severn Vale9458
Staple Hill & Mangotsfield15364
Stoke Gifford14486
Stoke Park & Cheswick9017
Thornbury13651
Winterbourne7466
Woodstock10275
Yate Central9008
Yate North11651
South Gloucestershire Total287816



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


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