If you are thinking of moving to Bescar 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 Bescar to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bescar is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bescar Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bescar 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.9%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14%||14.3%||13.5%|
Bescar Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bescar as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bescar is also older than the Lancashire average, making Bescar a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.7%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.9%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.8%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.1%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.6%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.1%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.4%||2.3%|
Bescar Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bescar has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bescar is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12.6%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||2.1%||7.9%||8.3%|
Bescar General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bescar. The percentage of residents in Bescar rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Bescar Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bescar are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bescar 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.5%||4.1%||9.4%|
Bescar Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bescar and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bescar 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.
Bescar 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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