Socio-economic statistics for Kenilworth, Warwickshire

Socio-economic statistics for Kenilworth, Warwickshire

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Kenilworth in Warwick from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Kenilworth older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Kenilworth and Warwick? Is Kenilworth an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Kenilworth Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Kenilworth residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Kenilworth to the national average for England.
Level Kenilworth St John's England
No Qualifications 11.37% 18.08%
Level 1 7.13% 9.69%
Level 2 11.39% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 5.04% 5.32%
Level 3 14.35% 16.92%
Level 4 48.75% 33.92%

What are the occupations of the residents of Kenilworth?

The largest employment sector in Kenilworth is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Process Plant & Machine Operatives.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 30.88%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 16.53%
Associate Professional & Technical 14.99%
Administrative & Secretarial 8.77%
Skilled Trades 7.61%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 6.72%
Elementary Occupations 6.25%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 2.9%

Kenilworth Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Kenilworth St John's.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under 3.98%
5 - 9 years 5.26%
10 - 15 years 6.38%
16 - 19 years 3.96%
20 - 24 years 4.82%
25 - 34 years 8.4%
35 - 49 years 17.11%
50 - 64 years 21.16%
65 - 74 years 13.12%
75 - 84 years 10.7%
85 years & over 5.12%

Kenilworth Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of Warwick.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Warwick 2.1% -0.3%
West Midlands 5% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Kenilworth on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Kenilworth.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 51.17%
In Part-Time Work 29.03%
Unemployed 3.31%
70.97% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Kenilworth

How many residents own or rent their home in Kenilworth and Warwick

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Kenilworth either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 77.09 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 22.91 of Kenilworth residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Kenilworth St John's 77.09% 22.91%
Warwick 65.4% 34.6%
West Midlands 62.8% 37.2%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Kenilworth has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Kenilworth compared to other wards in Warwick

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Cubbington & Leek Wootton 82.23% 17.77%
2 Kenilworth Abbey & Arden 80.08% 19.92%
3 Budbrooke 77.35% 22.65%
4 Kenilworth St John's 77.09% 22.91%
5 Kenilworth Park Hill 76.41% 23.59%
6 Radford Semele 75.43% 24.57%
7 Whitnash 73.17% 26.83%
8 Warwick Myton & Heathcote 72.6% 27.4%
9 Leamington Milverton 68.73% 31.27%
10 Bishop's Tachbrook 67.91% 32.09%
11 Warwick All Saints & Woodloes 67.61% 32.39%
12 Leamington Lillington 67.44% 32.56%
13 Warwick Aylesford 62.33% 37.67%
14 Leamington Willes 51.32% 48.68%
15 Leamington Clarendon 45.61% 54.39%
16 Leamington Brunswick 35.28% 64.72%
Kenilworth is ranked 4 out of 16 wards in Warwick for the percentage of home owners.

Kenilworth Health Statistics

Kenilworth St John's has more residents (very_good_pc-$country_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Kenilworth St John's 49.56% 34.14% 12.32% 3.09% 0.88%
Warwick 52.09% 33.14% 10.98% 2.96% 0.83%
West Midlands 46.4% 34.38% 13.54% 4.37% 1.31%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in Warwick changed since 2011?

Warwick residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.68% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 50.61% 33.94% 11.42% 3.11% 0.93%
2021 52.09% 33.14% 10.98% 2.96% 0.83%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Kenilworth & Warwick Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Kenilworth in the Warwick local area district.

Kenilworth has a lower rate of immigrants than Warwick, the West Midlands region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Kenilworth St John's 89.94% 10.06%
Warwick 83.7% 16.3%
West Midlands 84.84% 15.17%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Kenilworth compared to other wards in Warwick

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Leamington Brunswick 70.66% 29.34%
2 Leamington Willes 72.56% 27.44%
3 Leamington Clarendon 73.73% 26.27%
4 Leamington Milverton 82.62% 17.38%
5 Warwick Myton & Heathcote 82.7% 17.3%
6 Whitnash 82.79% 17.21%
7 Bishop's Tachbrook 84.65% 15.35%
8 Kenilworth Abbey & Arden 85.16% 14.84%
9 Warwick All Saints & Woodloes 87.16% 12.84%
10 Leamington Lillington 87.4% 12.61%
11 Warwick Aylesford 87.6% 12.4%
12 Kenilworth Park Hill 89.64% 10.36%
13 Kenilworth St John's 89.94% 10.06%
14 Radford Semele 90.11% 9.89%
15 Budbrooke 93.19% 6.81%
16 Cubbington & Leek Wootton 93.38% 6.62%
'; Kenilworth is ranked 13 out of 16 wards in Warwick for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

What is the population of Kenilworth and Warwick?

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

Ward Population
Bishop's Tachbrook 5850
Budbrooke 6178
Cubbington & Leek Wootton 8794
Kenilworth Abbey & Arden 8434
Kenilworth Park Hill 9385
Kenilworth St John's 9203
Leamington Brunswick 10751
Leamington Clarendon 11209
Leamington Lillington 11675
Leamington Milverton 10009
Leamington Willes 10571
Radford Semele 3021
Warwick All Saints & Woodloes 9288
Warwick Aylesford 6962
Warwick Myton & Heathcote 7482
Warwick Saltisford 7299
Whitnash 8798
Warwick Total 144909



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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