Socio-economic statistics for South Bromley, Tower Hamlets

Socio-economic statistics for South Bromley, Tower Hamlets
Socio-economic statistics for South Bromley, Tower Hamlets

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

South Bromley 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. South Bromley is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.South Bromley is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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

BenefitTower HamletsEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.6%13.5%

South Bromley rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

South Bromley Education Statistics

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

QualificationTower HamletsEngland
No Qualifications20%22.5%
Level 19.3%13.3%
Level 28.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship0.9%3.6%
Level 310.1%12.4%
Level 441%27.4%
Other10%5.7%

South Bromley Age Distribution Statistics

The population of South Bromley as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of South Bromley is also older than the average, making South Bromley a older persons location.

AgeTower HamletsEngland
Age 0 to 47.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 2915.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5911.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 642.3%6%
Age 65 to 743.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.7%2.3%
Mean Age30.939.3
Median Age2939

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

GradeTower HamletsEngland
AB33.08%22.96%
C130.38%30.92%
C29.78%20.64%
DE26.76%25.49%

South Bromley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTower HamletsEngland
United Kingdom56.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries8.8%3.7%
Outside the EU33.1%9.4%

South Bromley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

South Bromley has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that South Bromley 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

TenureTower HamletsEngland
Owned8.5%30.6%
Mortgage15.7%32.8%
Shared2.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)22.3%8.3%
Private Rented30.8%15.4%
Other1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

South Bromley General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for South Bromley. The percentage of residents in South Bromley rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.

HealthTower HamletsEngland
Very Good50.56%47.17%
Good32.75%34.22%
Fair10.65%13.12%
Bad4.42%4.25%
Very Bad1.62%1.25%

What is the population of South Bromley and Tower Hamlets?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Tower Hamlets including South Bromley. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bethnal Green23349
Blackwall & Cubitt Town22369
Bow East20622
Bow West14609
Bromley North10714
Bromley South14960
Canary Wharf19454
Island Gardens17572
Lansbury19103
Limehouse7817
Mile End23853
Poplar7931
Shadwell15009
Spitalfields & Banglatown14932
St Dunstan's14577
St Katharine's & Wapping13425
St Peter's22211
Stepney Green12980
Weavers15389
Whitechapel21093
Tower Hamlets Total331969



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


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