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

Finwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWarwickWarwickshireEngland
Owned32.6%34.5%30.6%
Mortgage34%35.5%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.1%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%5.9%8.3%
Private Rented16.7%12.8%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.2%1.3%

Finwood Education Statistics

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

QualificationWarwickWarwickshireEngland
No Qualifications16.4%21.6%22.5%
Level 110.1%12.9%13.3%
Level 212.7%15.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.3%4.1%3.6%
Level 314.4%12.4%12.4%
Level 438.4%28.8%27.4%
Other4.6%4.9%5.7%

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

GradeWarwickWarwickshireEngland
AB35.71%26.48%22.96%
C131.52%29.69%30.92%
C215.41%20.91%20.64%
DE17.36%22.92%25.49%

Finwood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Finwood 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 Finwood is both lower than the average for Warwickshire 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 Finwood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWarwickWarwickshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%10.3%13.5%

Finwood Age Distribution Statistics

AgeWarwickWarwickshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%9.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.740.939.3
Median Age394139

Finwood General Health Statistics

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

HealthWarwickWarwickshireEngland
Very Good50.61%47.40%47.17%
Good33.94%34.80%34.22%
Fair11.42%12.92%13.12%
Bad3.11%3.80%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.09%1.25%

Finwood Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWarwickWarwickshireEngland
United Kingdom88.4%91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.2%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%4.7%9.4%



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

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