Socio-economic statistics for Bitchfield, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bitchfield, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Bitchfield, Lincolnshire

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

Bitchfield 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bitchfield 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Bitchfield is both lower than the average for Lincolnshire 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 Bitchfield than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%13.3%13.5%

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

Bitchfield 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.

GradeSouth KestevenEngland
AB23.21%22.96%
C129.41%30.92%
C223.32%20.64%
DE24.06%25.49%

Bitchfield General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth KestevenEngland
Very Good46.81%47.17%
Good35.13%34.22%
Fair13.28%13.12%
Bad3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.04%1.25%

Bitchfield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Bitchfield has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bitchfield is a relatively affluent area.

TenureSouth KestevenEngland
Owned33.6%30.6%
Mortgage35.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%8.3%
Private Rented13.3%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Bitchfield Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth KestevenEngland
United Kingdom93.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%9.4%

Bitchfield Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth KestevenEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age41.839.3
Median Age4339

Bitchfield Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth KestevenEngland
No Qualifications21.6%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 425.6%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

What is the population of Bitchfield and South Kesteven?

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

WardPopulation
Aveland2486
Belmont4832
Belvoir4789
Bourne Austerby7273
Bourne East4994
Bourne West5283
Casewick5542
Castle2310
Deeping St James7209
Dole Wood2489
Glen2513
Grantham Arnoldfield5263
Grantham Barrowby Gate5076
Grantham Earlesfield6648
Grantham Harrowby4796
Grantham Springfield5845
Grantham St Vincent's7758
Grantham St Wulfram's5252
Isaac Newton4933
Lincrest2478
Loveden Heath2598
Market & West Deeping6946
Morton2557
Peascliffe & Ridgeway4909
Stamford All Saints4969
Stamford St George's5297
Stamford St John's5513
Stamford St Mary's5037
Toller2686
Viking4944
South Kesteven Total143225



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


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