Socio-economic statistics for Idle Moor, Bradford
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If you are thinking of moving to Idle Moor 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 Idle Moor to figures for Bradford and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Idle Moor is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Idle Moor Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Idle Moor are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Idle Moor has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryBradfordEngland
United Kingdom82.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.7%
Outside the EU13.6%9.4%

Idle Moor Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBradfordEngland
Age 0 to 47.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 97.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.1%6%
Age 65 to 746.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age36.239.3
Median Age3439

Idle Moor General Health Statistics

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

HealthBradfordEngland
Very Good44.81%47.17%
Good35.61%34.22%
Fair13.70%13.12%
Bad4.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.33%1.25%

Idle Moor Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Idle Moor 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 Idle Moor 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 Idle Moor than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBradfordEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.4%13.5%

Idle Moor Education Statistics

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

QualificationBradfordEngland
No Qualifications27.7%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 214.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 421.8%27.4%
Other6.5%5.7%

Idle Moor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBradfordEngland
Owned29.3%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.9%8.3%
Private Rented16.6%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

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

GradeBradfordEngland
AB16.78%22.96%
C129.04%30.92%
C220.57%20.64%
DE33.61%25.49%


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

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