Socio-economic statistics for Blackleach, Lancashire

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Blackleach in Fylde from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Blackleach older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Blackleach and Fylde? Is Blackleach an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Blackleach Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of Fylde.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Fylde 2.9% -0.2%
North West 4.3% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Blackleach on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Blackleach.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 56.15%
In Part-Time Work 26.02%
Unemployed 2.09%
73.98% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Blackleach

Blackleach & Fylde Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Blackleach in the Fylde local area district.

Blackleach has a lower rate of immigrants than Fylde, the North West region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Newton and Treales 96.66% 3.34%
Fylde 94.04% 5.96%
North West 88.33% 11.67%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Blackleach compared to other wards in Fylde

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Central 90.83% 9.17%
2 Kirkham South 91.45% 8.55%
3 Medlar-with-Wesham 91.78% 8.22%
4 Fairhaven 93.3% 6.7%
5 Ashton 93.38% 6.62%
6 Kirkham North 93.51% 6.49%
7 Clifton 93.65% 6.35%
8 Kilnhouse 93.75% 6.25%
9 Staining and Weeton 93.97% 6.03%
10 Park 94.3% 5.7%
11 Heyhouses 94.4% 5.6%
12 Ansdell 94.67% 5.33%
13 Warton and Westby 94.73% 5.27%
14 St Leonards 94.8% 5.2%
15 St Johns 94.8% 5.2%
16 Freckleton East 94.9% 5.1%
17 Ribby-with-Wrea 95.62% 4.38%
18 Freckleton West 95.81% 4.19%
19 Singleton and Greenhalgh 96.55% 3.45%
20 Newton and Treales 96.66% 3.34%
21 Elswick and Little Eccleston 96.86% 3.14%
'; Blackleach is ranked 20 out of 21 wards in Fylde for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Blackleach Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Blackleach residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Blackleach to the national average for England.
Level Newton and Treales England
No Qualifications 13.93% 18.08%
Level 1 8% 9.69%
Level 2 11.89% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 6.25% 5.32%
Level 3 21.24% 16.92%
Level 4 36.51% 33.92%

What are the occupations of the residents of Blackleach?

The largest employment sector in Blackleach is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Elementary Occupations.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 22.1%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 14.96%
Skilled Trades 14.46%
Associate Professional & Technical 12.44%
Administrative & Secretarial 8.96%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 8.4%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 6.25%
Elementary Occupations 6.06%

How many residents own or rent their home in Blackleach and Fylde

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Blackleach either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 81.2 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 18.8 of Blackleach residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Newton and Treales 81.2% 18.8%
Fylde 71.65% 28.35%
North West 62.33% 37.67%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Blackleach has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Blackleach compared to other wards in Fylde

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Elswick and Little Eccleston 86.16% 13.84%
2 Ribby-with-Wrea 84.67% 15.33%
3 Freckleton West 81.83% 18.17%
4 Newton and Treales 81.2% 18.8%
5 Singleton and Greenhalgh 78.6% 21.4%
6 Warton and Westby 77.24% 22.76%
7 Ansdell 76.97% 23.03%
8 Park (Fylde) 76.33% 23.67%
9 Freckleton East 74.69% 25.31%
10 Kirkham North 73.99% 26.01%
11 Clifton (Fylde) 73.78% 26.22%
12 Heyhouses 73.02% 26.98%
13 St Johns (Fylde) 71.87% 28.13%
14 St Leonards (Fylde) 69.86% 30.14%
15 Kilnhouse 69.75% 30.25%
16 Fairhaven 68.75% 31.25%
17 Staining and Weeton 65.92% 34.08%
18 Ashton (Fylde) 65.14% 34.86%
19 Medlar-with-Wesham 64.67% 35.33%
20 Kirkham South 63.08% 36.92%
21 Central (Fylde) 51.8% 48.2%
Blackleach is ranked 4 out of 21 wards in Fylde for the percentage of home owners.

Blackleach Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Newton and Treales.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

Blackleach Health Statistics

Newton and Treales has more residents (very_good_pc-$country_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Newton and Treales 50.03% 35.17% 11.06% 2.88% 0.86%
Fylde 45.99% 33.7% 14.52% 4.47% 1.31%
North West 47.73% 32.71% 13.36% 4.77% 1.43%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in Fylde changed since 2011?

Fylde residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 1.27% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 44.64% 33.78% 15.34% 4.87% 1.37%
2021 45.99% 33.7% 14.52% 4.47% 1.31%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

What is the population of Blackleach and Fylde?

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

Ward Population
Ansdell 4354
Ashton 4447
Central 4511
Clifton 3960
Elswick and Little Eccleston 1533
Fairhaven 4124
Freckleton East 3276
Freckleton West 2724
Heyhouses 5001
Kilnhouse 4219
Kirkham North 4518
Kirkham South 3332
Medlar-with-Wesham 4372
Newton and Treales 3165
Park 5147
Ribby-with-Wrea 1798
Singleton and Greenhalgh 1484
St Johns 5084
St Leonards 4781
Staining and Weeton 3276
Warton and Westby 6105
Fylde Total 81211



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.



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