Hunstrete, Bath and North East Somerset

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

Hunstrete 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. Hunstrete is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Hunstrete 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Hunstrete is both lower than the average for Somerset 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 Hunstrete than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBath and North East SomersetSomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%11.5%13.5%

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

Hunstrete General Health Statistics

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

HealthBath and North East SomersetEngland
Very Good50.50%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair11.85%13.12%
Bad3.31%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%

Hunstrete Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBath and North East SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age40.339.3
Median Age4039

Hunstrete Education Statistics

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

QualificationBath and North East SomersetEngland
No Qualifications17.2%22.5%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 316.5%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Hunstrete Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBath and North East SomersetEngland
Owned35.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Hunstrete Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBath and North East SomersetEngland
United Kingdom90.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%9.4%

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

GradeBath and North East SomersetEngland
AB29.81%22.96%
C132.68%30.92%
C219.22%20.64%
DE18.30%25.49%

What is the population of Hunstrete and Bath and North East Somerset?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bath and North East Somerset including Hunstrete. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bathavon North7046
Bathavon South5487
Bathwick9455
Chew Valley5889
Clutton & Farmborough3139
Combe Down6463
High Littleton3035
Keynsham East5722
Keynsham North6059
Keynsham South7079
Kingsmead8077
Lambridge6055
Lansdown6885
Mendip2940
Midsomer Norton North5840
Midsomer Norton Redfield6191
Moorlands3061
Newbridge6790
Odd Down7558
Oldfield Park4324
Paulton6394
Peasedown6934
Publow & Whitchurch2948
Radstock6140
Saltford6262
Southdown7190
Timsbury2663
Twerton6980
Walcot5789
Westfield6732
Westmoreland7219
Weston5998
Widcombe & Lyncombe8013
Bath and North East Somerset Total196357



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


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