Socio-economic statistics for Montpelier, City of Bristol

Socio-economic statistics for Montpelier, City of Bristol
Socio-economic statistics for Montpelier, City of Bristol

Socio-economic statistics for Montpelier, City of Bristol

Statistics

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

Montpelier 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 Montpelier 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. Montpelier is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Montpelier 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Montpelier is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitBristol, City ofEngland
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%

Montpelier rates 4/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Montpelier Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBristol, City ofEngland
Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age36.539.3
Median Age3339

Montpelier Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Montpelier has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Montpelier is an economically deprived area.

TenureBristol, City ofEngland
Owned24.6%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.8%8.3%
Private Rented22.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Montpelier General Health Statistics

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

HealthBristol, City ofEngland
Very Good48.81%47.17%
Good33.46%34.22%
Fair12.25%13.12%
Bad4.22%4.25%
Very Bad1.27%1.25%

Montpelier 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.

GradeBristol, City ofEngland
AB25.70%22.96%
C132.17%30.92%
C217.59%20.64%
DE24.53%25.49%

Montpelier Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Montpelier and are from the UK Census of 2011. Montpelier 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. Montpelier also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Montpelier are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationBristol, City ofEngland
No Qualifications20.2%22.5%
Level 111.9%13.3%
Level 212.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%3.6%
Level 314.6%12.4%
Level 432.8%27.4%
Other4.9%5.7%

Montpelier Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBristol, City ofEngland
United Kingdom85.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.6%3.7%
Outside the EU9.5%9.4%



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

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