Burghfield facts & figures

Facts and figures about Burghfield parish

 

Population

Population of Burghfield parish : 5,955, living in 2,272 households (2011 census, NOMIS)

Average population age : 39

18.3% of population 0-17 years old

 

Housing

Number of dwellings: 2,341 (2011 census)  of which

  • 1,192 detached
  • 704 semi-detached
  • 248 terraced
  • 152 purpose-built flats
  • 29 flats in converted or shared houses
  • 9 flats in commercial properties
  • 7 caravans or other temporary buildings

30% of residents own their residences outright, 42% have a mortgage (WBerks ward profile, 06/2013).

Transport

  • 7.8% of households without motorised vehicle
  • 31.4% have 1 vehicle
  • 44.8% have 2
  • 11.6% have 3
  • 4.4% have 4 or more

Thee quarters (74%)  of residents in employment drive to work (WBerks ward profile, 06/2013).

Employment

48% of (16-74 y.o) population in full-time employment, 13% in part-time employment, 10% self-employed, 2.6% unemployed

 

Schooling

  • Number of dependent children (2011) : 1,477
  • number of schools : 4 (3 primary,  one secondary)

Burghfield parish Neighbourhood Development Plan