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

Grimes Hill Education Statistics

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

QualificationBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
No Qualifications21.3%23%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.9%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.1%12.4%
Level 430.5%27.2%27.4%
Other3.7%4.6%5.7%

Grimes Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Grimes Hill 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 Grimes Hill 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 Grimes Hill 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%

Grimes Hill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
United Kingdom96%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%2.9%9.4%

Grimes Hill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.641.839.3
Median Age444339

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

GradeBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
AB30.69%24.20%22.96%
C132.39%29.81%30.92%
C220.66%22.60%20.64%
DE16.27%23.39%25.49%

Grimes Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Very Good49.05%46.47%47.17%
Good33.43%34.87%34.22%
Fair12.69%13.50%13.12%
Bad3.72%3.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.10%1.16%1.25%

Grimes Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBromsgroveWorcestershireEngland
Owned40.6%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.9%35%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented7.9%11.3%15.4%
Other0.9%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.2%1.3%


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

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