If you are thinking of moving to Lower Knowle 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 Lower Knowle to figures for City of Bristol and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lower Knowle is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lower Knowle Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Lower Knowle has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Lower Knowle is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||Bristol, City of||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||14.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.8%||8.3%|
Lower Knowle Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lower Knowle as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Lower Knowle is also older than the average, making Lower Knowle a older persons location.
|Age||Bristol, City of||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.1%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||9.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Lower Knowle Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Knowle come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Lower Knowle is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Benefit||Bristol, City of||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.9%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Lower Knowle Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Knowle are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Knowle 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.
|Country||Bristol, City of||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||9.5%||9.4%|
Lower Knowle General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lower Knowle. The percentage of residents in Lower Knowle rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
|Health||Bristol, City of||England|
Lower Knowle Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Knowle and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Knowle has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Lower Knowle also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Knowle are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Bristol, City of||England|
Lower Knowle 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.
|Grade||Bristol, City of||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.