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

Low Moor Age Distribution Statistics

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

Low 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. Low 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%

Low Moor Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Low Moor are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Low 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%

Low Moor Education Statistics

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

Low 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%

Low Moor General Health Statistics

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

Low Moor Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Low 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 Low 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 Low 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%


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

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