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

Beechwood Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Beechwood are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Beechwood has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryNewportWales
United Kingdom91.5%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%
Other EU Countries2.3%1.8%
Outside the EU5.7%3.3%

Beechwood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Beechwood 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 Beechwood is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNewportWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.1%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.1%17.4%

Beechwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNewportWales
Owned29.8%35.4%
Mortgage34.4%32%
Shared0.5%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10%6.6%
Private Rented12.9%12.7%
Other1.1%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Beechwood 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.

GradeNewportWales
AB17.67%17.93%
C129.98%29.31%
C220.51%23.06%
DE31.84%29.69%

Beechwood General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Beechwood. The percentage of residents in Beechwood rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthNewportWales
Very Good45.75%46.64%
Good32.81%31.12%
Fair14.09%14.62%
Bad5.60%5.82%
Very Bad1.76%1.81%

Beechwood Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Beechwood and are from the UK Census of 2011. Beechwood 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.

QualificationNewportWales
No Qualifications27%25.9%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4%3.9%
Level 311.3%12.3%
Level 423.4%24.5%
Other4.8%4.3%

Beechwood Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewportWales
Age 0 to 46.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.3%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.7%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.1%19.9%
Age 60 to 645.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 748.6%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.5%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%
Mean Age38.840.6
Median Age3841



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

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