If you are thinking of moving to Welsh Bicknor 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 Welsh Bicknor to figures for Gloucestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Welsh Bicknor is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Welsh Bicknor Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Welsh Bicknor and are from the UK Census of 2011. Welsh Bicknor 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.
|Qualification||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
Welsh Bicknor Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Welsh Bicknor are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Welsh Bicknor 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.
|Country||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.5%||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.1%||4.3%||9.4%|
Welsh Bicknor 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.
|Grade||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
Welsh Bicknor Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Welsh Bicknor 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 Welsh Bicknor is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Welsh Bicknor than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.2%||2.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11.7%||10.5%||13.5%|
Welsh Bicknor Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Welsh Bicknor as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Welsh Bicknor is also older than the Gloucestershire average, making Welsh Bicknor a older persons location.
|Age||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.6%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.4%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.5%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.9%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.8%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.4%||9.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.7%||2.3%|
Welsh Bicknor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Welsh Bicknor has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Welsh Bicknor is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||2.3%||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.1%||7%||8.3%|
Welsh Bicknor General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Welsh Bicknor. The percentage of residents in Welsh Bicknor rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||Forest of Dean||Gloucestershire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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