Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Upper Broughton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Upper Broughton as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.241.139.3
Median Age424239

Upper Broughton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Upper Broughton 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 Upper Broughton is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Upper Broughton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.6%13.8%13.5%

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

GradeRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
AB39.19%21.25%22.96%
C131.78%29.09%30.92%
C215.12%23.04%20.64%
DE13.91%26.62%25.49%

Upper Broughton General Health Statistics

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

HealthRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good51.91%44.80%47.17%
Good32.59%34.40%34.22%
Fair11.50%14.75%13.12%
Bad3.12%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.33%1.25%

Upper Broughton Education Statistics

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

QualificationRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications16.4%25.5%22.5%
Level 110.4%14%13.3%
Level 214.4%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%4.1%3.6%
Level 313.1%12.2%12.4%
Level 439%24%27.4%
Other3.4%4.4%5.7%

Upper Broughton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom93.5%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%2.8%9.4%

Upper Broughton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Upper Broughton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Upper Broughton is a relatively affluent area.

TenureRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Owned39.2%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.1%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%11.9%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%1.3%


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

Do you live in Upper Broughton? Let us know what you think in the comments below.