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.
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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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.
|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
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.
|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%|
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.
|Tenure||Bristol, City of||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||14.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.8%||8.3%|
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.
|Health||Bristol, City of||England|
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.
|Grade||Bristol, City of||England|
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.
|Qualification||Bristol, City of||England|
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.
|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%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.