Socio-economic statistics for New Basford, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for New Basford, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for New Basford, Nottinghamshire

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

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

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in New Basford 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 New Basford is both higher than the average for Nottinghamshire 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 New Basford than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitNottinghamNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.9%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19%13.8%13.5%

New Basford rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

New Basford General Health Statistics

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

HealthNottinghamEngland
Very Good46.14%47.17%
Good33.80%34.22%
Fair13.60%13.12%
Bad4.93%4.25%
Very Bad1.53%1.25%

New Basford Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNottinghamEngland
United Kingdom80.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%3.7%
Outside the EU14.1%9.4%

New Basford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

New Basford has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that New Basford is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureNottinghamEngland
Owned19.9%30.6%
Mortgage25.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)20.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9%8.3%
Private Rented21.6%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

New Basford 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. New Basford has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNottinghamEngland
AB14.97%22.96%
C131.94%30.92%
C217.69%20.64%
DE35.39%25.49%

New Basford Education Statistics

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

QualificationNottinghamEngland
No Qualifications25.6%22.5%
Level 112.2%13.3%
Level 212.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.3%3.6%
Level 318.6%12.4%
Level 421.9%27.4%
Other6.5%5.7%

New Basford Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNottinghamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 2419.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.1%6%
Age 65 to 745.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age34.839.3
Median Age3039

What is the population of New Basford and Nottingham?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Nottingham including New Basford. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Aspley19560
Basford16780
Berridge17436
Bestwood16995
Bilborough16737
Bulwell16328
Bulwell Forest13352
Castle15429
Clifton East16865
Clifton West10744
Dales17047
Hyson Green & Arboretum26873
Leen Valley9139
Lenton & Wollaton East24076
Mapperley16544
Meadows10654
Radford17414
Sherwood16084
St. Ann's23812
Wollaton West15229
Nottingham Total337098



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


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