Wellow, Bath and North East Somerset

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Wellow 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 Wellow to figures for Bath and North East Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Wellow is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Wellow 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 Wellow 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. Wellow 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 Wellow 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Wellow than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBath and North East SomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%13.5%

Wellow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBath and North East SomersetEngland
Owned35.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

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

GradeBath and North East SomersetEngland
AB29.81%22.96%
C132.68%30.92%
C219.22%20.64%
DE18.30%25.49%

Wellow Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBath and North East SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age40.339.3
Median Age4039

Wellow Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBath and North East SomersetEngland
United Kingdom90.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%9.4%

Wellow Education Statistics

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

QualificationBath and North East SomersetEngland
No Qualifications17.2%22.5%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 316.5%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Wellow General Health Statistics

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

HealthBath and North East SomersetEngland
Very Good50.50%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair11.85%13.12%
Bad3.31%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%


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

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