Socio-economic statistics for Oldfield Brow, Trafford

Socio-economic statistics for Oldfield Brow, Trafford
Socio-economic statistics for Oldfield Brow, Trafford

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

Oldfield Brow General Health Statistics

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

Very Good50.97%47.17%
Very Bad1.13%1.25%

Oldfield Brow Education Statistics

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

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No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 112.4%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 433.8%27.4%

Oldfield Brow Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age39.339.3
Median Age3939

Oldfield Brow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Oldfield Brow has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Oldfield Brow is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)4.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Oldfield Brow 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. Oldfield Brow is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12%13.5%

Oldfield Brow rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Oldfield Brow Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom88.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU7.2%9.4%

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


What is the population of Oldfield Brow and Trafford?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Trafford including Oldfield Brow. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ashton upon Mersey10345
Bucklow-St Martins10445
Davyhulme East9708
Davyhulme West10040
Gorse Hill12442
Hale Barns10141
Hale Central10858
Sale Moor10922
St Mary's12126
Trafford Total237579

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

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