Outwood, Bolton

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

Outwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBuryEngland
Owned31.8%30.6%
Mortgage37.8%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.6%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Outwood General Health Statistics

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

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HealthBuryEngland
Very Good47.08%47.17%
Good33.30%34.22%
Fair13.74%13.12%
Bad4.61%4.25%
Very Bad1.26%1.25%

Outwood 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. Outwood 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 Outwood 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Outwood is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitBuryEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.6%13.5%

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

Outwood Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBuryEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 748.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age39.239.3
Median Age4039

Outwood 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.

GradeBuryEngland
AB21.30%22.96%
C132.50%30.92%
C219.91%20.64%
DE26.29%25.49%

Outwood Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBuryEngland
United Kingdom91.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.6%9.4%

Outwood Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Outwood and are from the UK Census of 2011. Outwood has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationBuryEngland
No Qualifications22.6%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 425.7%27.4%
Other4.7%5.7%

What is the population of Outwood and Bury?

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

WardPopulation
Besses10976
Church10198
East11997
Elton11683
Holyrood11086
Moorside12764
North Manor9590
Pilkington Park9647
Radcliffe East12573
Radcliffe North10980
Radcliffe West11841
Ramsbottom11426
Redvales12441
Sedgley13885
St Mary's10470
Tottington9715
Unsworth9436
Bury Total190708



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


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