Socio-economic statistics for Asperton, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Asperton, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Asperton, Lincolnshire

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

Asperton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Asperton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Asperton has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryBostonEngland
United Kingdom84.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries12.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Asperton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Asperton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Asperton has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

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QualificationBostonEngland
No Qualifications32.7%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.3%3.6%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 415.1%27.4%
Other9.9%5.7%

Asperton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBostonEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4239

Asperton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Asperton are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitBostonLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%13.3%13.5%

Asperton rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Asperton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBostonEngland
Owned33.9%30.6%
Mortgage30%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.1%8.3%
Private Rented14.3%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

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

GradeBostonEngland
AB11.32%22.96%
C123.17%30.92%
C225.49%20.64%
DE40.02%25.49%

Asperton General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Asperton. The percentage of residents in Asperton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthBostonEngland
Very Good40.69%47.17%
Good37.48%34.22%
Fair15.86%13.12%
Bad4.73%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%

What is the population of Asperton and Boston?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Boston including Asperton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Coastal3844
Fenside5100
Fishtoft7057
Five Village3954
Kirton and Frampton7324
Old Leake and Wrangle3627
Skirbeck8586
St Thomas'3101
Staniland4148
Station3312
Swineshead and Holland Fen3961
Trinity5370
West2147
Witham4975
Wyberton4331
Boston Total70837



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


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