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

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

GradeBath and North East SomersetEngland
AB29.81%22.96%
C132.68%30.92%
C219.22%20.64%
DE18.30%25.49%

New Buildings Education Statistics

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

QualificationBath and North East SomersetEngland
No Qualifications17.2%22.5%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 316.5%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

New Buildings General Health Statistics

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

HealthBath and North East SomersetEngland
Very Good50.50%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair11.85%13.12%
Bad3.31%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%

New Buildings Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBath and North East SomersetEngland
Owned35.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

New Buildings Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of New Buildings are from the UK Census of 2011. Since New Buildings has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryBath and North East SomersetEngland
United Kingdom90.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%9.4%

New Buildings Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in New Buildings 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in New Buildings than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBath and North East SomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%13.5%

New Buildings Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBath and North East SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age40.339.3
Median Age4039



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

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