Socio-economic statistics for Kilby Bridge, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Kilby Bridge, Leicestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Kilby Bridge, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Kilby Bridge, Leicestershire


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

Kilby Bridge Education Statistics

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

QualificationOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications22.6%22.1%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.4%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.5%15.2%
Level 314.7%13.8%12.4%
Level 424.8%26.1%27.4%

Kilby Bridge General Health Statistics

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

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HealthOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland
Very Good45.19%47.47%47.17%
Very Bad1.09%0.93%1.25%

Kilby Bridge Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Kilby Bridge as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411%9.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%19.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%9.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age4140.839.3
Median Age414239

Kilby Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland
Social Rented (Council)5.4%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.2%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented9%10.8%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.1%1.3%

Kilby Bridge 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.

GradeOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland

Kilby Bridge Immigration Statistics

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

CountryOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom84.9%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU12.9%5%9.4%

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Kilby Bridge 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Kilby Bridge than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitOadby and WigstonLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.1%9.2%13.5%

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

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