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If you are thinking of moving to Bolton-on-Swale 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 Bolton-on-Swale to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bolton-on-Swale is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Bolton-on-Swale Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bolton-on-Swale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bolton-on-Swale 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.

CountryRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom91.6%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.8%3.2%9.4%

Bolton-on-Swale Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bolton-on-Swale as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Bolton-on-Swale is younger than the North Yorkshire average.

AgeRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.5%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4042.839.3
Median Age404439

Bolton-on-Swale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bolton-on-Swale 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 Bolton-on-Swale is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Bolton-on-Swale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%9.4%13.5%

Bolton-on-Swale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned36.1%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage27.8%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.2%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%14.3%15.4%
Other8.1%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.4%1.9%1.3%

Bolton-on-Swale 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.

GradeRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
AB21.82%24.08%22.96%
C134.71%30.21%30.92%
C224.17%23.78%20.64%
DE19.30%21.93%25.49%

Bolton-on-Swale General Health Statistics

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

HealthRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good51.34%47.72%47.17%
Good33.45%34.48%34.22%
Fair11.52%13.17%13.12%
Bad2.93%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.76%0.99%1.25%

Bolton-on-Swale Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bolton-on-Swale and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%20.8%22.5%
Level 115%12.7%13.3%
Level 218%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 427%29.2%27.4%
Other5.4%4.6%5.7%



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

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