Socio-economic statistics for Locksbottom, Bromley

Socio-economic statistics for Locksbottom, Bromley
Socio-economic statistics for Locksbottom, Bromley

Socio-economic statistics for Locksbottom, Bromley


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

Locksbottom Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 748.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.939.3
Median Age4039

Locksbottom Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications17.9%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 433.1%27.4%

Locksbottom Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)1.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Locksbottom Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom85.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%3.7%
Outside the EU9.9%9.4%

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


Locksbottom General Health Statistics

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

Very Good50.10%47.17%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%

Locksbottom Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%13.5%

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

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