If you are thinking of moving to Swartha 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 Swartha to figures for Bradford and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Swartha is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Swartha General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Swartha. The percentage of residents in Swartha rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Swartha rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Swartha is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Swartha Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Swartha 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 Swartha is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Swartha than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||18.4%||13.5%|
Swartha Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Swartha and are from the UK Census of 2011. Swartha 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.
Swartha Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8.9%||8.3%|
Swartha 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. Swartha has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Swartha Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Swartha as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Swartha is also older than the average, making Swartha a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||7.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.8%||2.3%|
Swartha Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Swartha are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Swartha 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||13.6%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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