Socio-economic statistics for Pokesdown, Bournemouth

Socio-economic statistics for Pokesdown, Bournemouth
Socio-economic statistics for Pokesdown, Bournemouth

Socio-economic statistics for Pokesdown, Bournemouth

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

Pokesdown Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pokesdown come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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.

BenefitBournemouthEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.3%13.5%

Pokesdown rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Pokesdown General Health Statistics

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

HealthBournemouthEngland
Very Good46.30%47.17%
Good34.48%34.22%
Fair13.55%13.12%
Bad4.36%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

Pokesdown 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.

GradeBournemouthEngland
AB20.91%22.96%
C135.19%30.92%
C220.01%20.64%
DE23.89%25.49%

Pokesdown Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBournemouthEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.2%5.6%
Age 10 to144.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2412.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.6%6%
Age 65 to 748%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.3%
Mean Age4039.3
Median Age3839

Pokesdown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Pokesdown has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Pokesdown is an economically deprived area.

TenureBournemouthEngland
Owned27.7%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.2%8.3%
Private Rented28.2%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Pokesdown Education Statistics

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

QualificationBournemouthEngland
No Qualifications19.1%22.5%
Level 113%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 315.7%12.4%
Level 426.4%27.4%
Other6.5%5.7%

Pokesdown Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBournemouthEngland
United Kingdom85.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries6.1%3.7%
Outside the EU8.2%9.4%



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


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