If you are thinking of moving to Thurlbear 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 Thurlbear to figures for Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Thurlbear is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Thurlbear General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Thurlbear. The percentage of residents in Thurlbear rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Thurlbear Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Thurlbear as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Thurlbear is younger than the Somerset average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.7%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.5%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.4%||17.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.4%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.8%||10.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.9%||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.3%||3.1%||2.3%|
Thurlbear Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Thurlbear 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Thurlbear than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.1%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.2%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11.3%||11.5%||13.5%|
Thurlbear Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Thurlbear and are from the UK Census of 2011. Thurlbear 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. Thurlbear also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Thurlbear are better educated than the average England citizen.
Thurlbear Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||11.6%||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4%||7.6%||8.3%|
Thurlbear 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.
Thurlbear Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Thurlbear are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Thurlbear 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3%||2.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.7%||2.9%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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