If you are thinking of moving to Shepherd's Bush 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 Shepherd's Bush to figures for Hammersmith and Fulham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shepherd's Bush is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Shepherd's Bush Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shepherd's Bush 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 unemployment in Shepherd's Bush is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Benefit||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.6%||13.5%|
Shepherd's Bush Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shepherd's Bush are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shepherd's Bush 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.
|Country||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||2.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||12.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||28%||9.4%|
Shepherd's Bush Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Shepherd's Bush has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Shepherd's Bush 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
|Tenure||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||15.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||15.4%||8.3%|
Shepherd's Bush 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. Shepherd's Bush has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
Shepherd's Bush Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Shepherd's Bush as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Shepherd's Bush is also older than the average, making Shepherd's Bush a older persons location.
|Age||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||14.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||29%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||14.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||3.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||2.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.1%||2.3%|
Shepherd's Bush General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shepherd's Bush. The percentage of residents in Shepherd's Bush rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
|Health||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
Shepherd's Bush Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shepherd's Bush and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shepherd's Bush 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. Shepherd's Bush also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Shepherd's Bush are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Hammersmith and Fulham||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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