Socio-economic statistics for Longwell Green, South Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Longwell Green, South Gloucestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Longwell Green, South Gloucestershire

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

Longwell Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth GloucestershireEngland
Very Good49.15%47.17%
Good34.89%34.22%
Fair11.77%13.12%
Bad3.26%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.25%

Longwell Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

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TenureSouth GloucestershireEngland
Owned34.5%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Longwell Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth GloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Longwell Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth GloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom93.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.9%9.4%

Longwell Green 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.

GradeSouth GloucestershireEngland
AB25.85%22.96%
C132.70%30.92%
C223.01%20.64%
DE18.44%25.49%

Longwell Green 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Longwell Green 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 Longwell Green is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Longwell Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth GloucestershireGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%10.5%13.5%

Longwell Green rates 3/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Longwell Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth GloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.4%3.6%
Level 313.7%12.4%
Level 426.7%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

What is the population of Longwell Green and South Gloucestershire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Gloucestershire including Longwell Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bitton & Oldland Common9503
Boyd Valley10921
Bradley Stoke North11423
Bradley Stoke South10077
Charfield4873
Charlton & Cribbs7967
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge9501
Dodington10109
Emersons Green14496
Filton11285
Frampton Cotterell12920
Frenchay & Downend13076
Hanham13070
Kingswood9354
Longwell Green9804
New Cheltenham9223
Parkwall & Warmley9289
Patchway Coniston5508
Pilning & Severn Beach5041
Severn Vale9458
Staple Hill & Mangotsfield15364
Stoke Gifford14486
Stoke Park & Cheswick9017
Thornbury13651
Winterbourne7466
Woodstock10275
Yate Central9008
Yate North11651
South Gloucestershire Total287816



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


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