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

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

GradeBracknell ForestEngland
AB29.18%22.96%
C134.24%30.92%
C219.81%20.64%
DE16.77%25.49%

Priestwood Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBracknell ForestEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 746.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age37.439.3
Median Age3739

Priestwood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Priestwood 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Priestwood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBracknell ForestEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%13.5%

Priestwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBracknell ForestEngland
Owned24.9%30.6%
Mortgage43.6%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.6%15.4%
Other1.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Priestwood General Health Statistics

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

HealthBracknell ForestEngland
Very Good52.40%47.17%
Good34.29%34.22%
Fair10.06%13.12%
Bad2.53%4.25%
Very Bad0.72%1.25%

Priestwood Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBracknell ForestEngland
United Kingdom86.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.8%9.4%

Priestwood Education Statistics

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

QualificationBracknell ForestEngland
No Qualifications16.3%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 216.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 430.3%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%



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

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