If you are thinking of moving to Old 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 Old Basford to figures for Nottinghamshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Old Basford is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Old Basford Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Old Basford are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Old 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||14.1%||9.4%|
Old 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. Old Basford 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 Old 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Old 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 Old Basford than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|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%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Old Basford Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Old Basford as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Old Basford is also older than the average, making Old Basford a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.3%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||19.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||15.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.7%||2.3%|
Old Basford General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Old Basford. The percentage of residents in Old Basford rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Old Basford rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Old Basford is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Old Basford Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Old Basford and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Old 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. Old Basford has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Old Basford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Old Basford has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Old 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
|Social Rented (Council)||20.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9%||8.3%|
What is the population of Old Basford and Nottingham?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Nottingham including Old Basford. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Hyson Green & Arboretum||26873|
|Lenton & Wollaton East||24076|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.