Socio-economic statistics for Hollybush, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Hollybush, Worcestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Hollybush, Worcestershire

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

Hollybush Education Statistics

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

QualificationForest of DeanEngland
No Qualifications24.5%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 424%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Hollybush Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeForest of DeanEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age4339.3
Median Age4539

Hollybush Immigration Statistics

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

CountryForest of DeanEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%9.4%

Hollybush General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Hollybush. The percentage of residents in Hollybush rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthForest of DeanEngland
Very Good44.27%47.17%
Good35.80%34.22%
Fair14.49%13.12%
Bad4.31%4.25%
Very Bad1.13%1.25%

Hollybush 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.

GradeForest of DeanEngland
AB20.28%22.96%
C127.21%30.92%
C227.73%20.64%
DE24.78%25.49%

Hollybush Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureForest of DeanEngland
Owned40.9%30.6%
Mortgage33.4%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.1%8.3%
Private Rented9.5%15.4%
Other1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Hollybush 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 Hollybush 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 Hollybush 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 Hollybush than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitForest of DeanGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.7%10.5%13.5%

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

What is the population of Hollybush and Forest of Dean?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Forest of Dean including Hollybush. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Berry Hill4538
Bream4934
Cinderford East4635
Cinderford West4443
Coleford7575
Dymock1880
Hartpury & Redmarley5711
Longhope & Huntley4006
Lydbrook2249
Lydney East6019
Lydney North1779
Lydney West & Aylburton2477
Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook7391
Newent & Taynton6655
Newland & Sling2478
Newnham4660
Pillowell1954
Ruspidge2321
St. Briavels2367
Tidenham6964
Westbury-on-Severn2071
Forest of Dean Total87107



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


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