Socio-economic statistics for Upper Gambolds, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Upper Gambolds, Worcestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Upper Gambolds, Worcestershire

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

Upper Gambolds 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. Upper Gambolds is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Upper Gambolds 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Upper Gambolds is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Gambolds than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%11.5%13.5%

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

GradeBromsgroveEngland
AB30.69%22.96%
C132.39%30.92%
C220.66%20.64%
DE16.27%25.49%

Upper Gambolds Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBromsgroveEngland
Owned40.6%30.6%
Mortgage38.9%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%8.3%
Private Rented7.9%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Upper Gambolds Education Statistics

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

QualificationBromsgroveEngland
No Qualifications21.3%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 430.5%27.4%
Other3.7%5.7%

Upper Gambolds Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Upper Gambolds as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Upper Gambolds is also older than the average, making Upper Gambolds a older persons location.

AgeBromsgroveEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age42.639.3
Median Age4439

Upper Gambolds Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBromsgroveEngland
United Kingdom96%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Upper Gambolds General Health Statistics

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

HealthBromsgroveEngland
Very Good49.05%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair12.69%13.12%
Bad3.72%4.25%
Very Bad1.10%1.25%


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



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