Socio-economic statistics for Barrowford, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Barrowford, Lancashire
Socio-economic statistics for Barrowford, Lancashire

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

Barrowford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenurePendleEngland
Owned36%30.6%
Mortgage32.5%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6%8.3%
Private Rented16.6%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Barrowford General Health Statistics

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

How grim is your Postcode?
HealthPendleEngland
Very Good43.56%47.17%
Good34.46%34.22%
Fair15.01%13.12%
Bad5.50%4.25%
Very Bad1.46%1.25%

Barrowford Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPendleEngland
United Kingdom89.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU8.1%9.4%

Barrowford 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 Barrowford 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.

BenefitPendleLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.1%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.8%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%14.3%13.5%

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

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

GradePendleEngland
AB14.91%22.96%
C124.89%30.92%
C225.11%20.64%
DE35.09%25.49%

Barrowford Education Statistics

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

QualificationPendleEngland
No Qualifications28.2%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 420.2%27.4%
Other5.8%5.7%

Barrowford Age Distribution Statistics

AgePendleEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.3
Median Age3939

What is the population of Barrowford and Pendle?

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

WardPopulation
Barrowford4868
Blacko and Higherford1705
Boulsworth5150
Bradley6907
Brierfield5566
Clover Hill5537
Coates5299
Craven5553
Earby6155
Foulridge1616
Higham and Pendleside1633
Horsfield4843
Marsden3604
Old Laund Booth1383
Reedley5526
Southfield7002
Vivary Bridge5968
Walverden4104
Waterside5173
Whitefield4553
Pendle Total92145



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


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