If you are thinking of moving to Bolton-by-Bowland 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 Bolton-by-Bowland to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bolton-by-Bowland is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bolton-by-Bowland Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bolton-by-Bowland as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bolton-by-Bowland is also older than the Lancashire average, making Bolton-by-Bowland a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.7%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.2%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.8%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.3%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.4%||2.3%|
Bolton-by-Bowland Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bolton-by-Bowland are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bolton-by-Bowland 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||1.3%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||4.1%||9.4%|
Bolton-by-Bowland 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. Bolton-by-Bowland has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Bolton-by-Bowland Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bolton-by-Bowland has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bolton-by-Bowland is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.5%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.1%||7.9%||8.3%|
Bolton-by-Bowland Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bolton-by-Bowland 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. The rate of unemployment in Bolton-by-Bowland is both lower than the average for Lancashire 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 Bolton-by-Bowland than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.8%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8%||14.3%||13.5%|
Bolton-by-Bowland Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bolton-by-Bowland and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bolton-by-Bowland has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Bolton-by-Bowland also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bolton-by-Bowland are better educated than the average England citizen.
Bolton-by-Bowland General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bolton-by-Bowland. The percentage of residents in Bolton-by-Bowland rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bolton-by-Bowland rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bolton-by-Bowland is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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