Census 2011 Profiles

Bradford Observatory have produced a standard Census 2011 Profile using key  indicators reported by Census 2011. All profiles can be downloaded or saved as a PDF document straight from Bradford Observatory. All Census 2011  profiles are standardardised and have District and West Yorkshire comparators. They are available at a number of key standard geographies from  Bradford Observatory. Click on the below links to view

Census 2011 Profile for Lower super Output Area

Census 2011 Profile for Local Authority (Bradford District)

Census 2011 Profile for Wards

Census 2011 Profile for Area Committees

Census 2011 Profile for Lower Super Output Areas 2011 (New LSOAs)


Bradford Monthly Unemployment Update – June 2013

The claimant unemployment figures for May 2013 were released on 12 June 2013.

 Unemployment Time Series Picture

  1. The total number of people aged 16-64 claiming Jobseekers Allowance was 19,416, a rate of 5.9%.   This is a decrease of 208 over the month, and a decrease of 807 since February
  2.   5,390 young people aged 18-24 are claiming Jobseekers Allowance, a rate of 10.9%
  3.  6,340 people have been claiming for over 12 months – 33% of the total claimants.

To view the summary for May 2013.  Please Click here

To view data at ward or other geographies Please Click here

To view unemployment data in an interactive time series map for Bradford with comparators then Please Click here

2011 Census Briefing

Using detailed characteristics from the 2011 Census this briefing considers ethnicity, language and health.

Ethnicity by age

obs-blog-eth-age-1Different ethnic groups have very different age profiles. The mixed ethnic group has the youngest age profile, with 65.8% under 25 years of age. Of the South Asian ethnic groups, the Bangladeshi ethnic group has the youngest age profile – 42.2% are under 16 years of age and 57.4% under 24 years of age. In line with national trends the Irish ethnic group is the oldest in the District, with nearly 40% over 65 years of age.

To download the full briefing note click here.