Socio-economic statistics for Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire
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If you are thinking of moving to Bolton-le-Sands 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-le-Sands to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bolton-le-Sands is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Bolton-le-Sands 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.

GradeLancasterLancashireEngland
AB21.02%20.16%22.96%
C130.05%30.05%30.92%
C223.00%22.60%20.64%
DE25.93%27.19%25.49%

Bolton-le-Sands Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureLancasterLancashireEngland
Owned36.1%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage33%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.3%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.7%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented17.1%13.7%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Bolton-le-Sands Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bolton-le-Sands are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bolton-le-Sands 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.

CountryLancasterLancashireEngland
United Kingdom92.7%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.8%4.1%9.4%

Bolton-le-Sands Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bolton-le-Sands 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.

BenefitLancasterLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.3%14.3%13.5%

Bolton-le-Sands Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bolton-le-Sands and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bolton-le-Sands 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.

QualificationLancasterLancashireEngland
No Qualifications20.6%23.6%22.5%
Level 111.4%13%13.3%
Level 215.2%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.5%3.6%
Level 317.5%13.6%12.4%
Level 427.2%25%27.4%
Other4.4%4.5%5.7%

Bolton-le-Sands Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bolton-le-Sands as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Bolton-le-Sands is younger than the Lancashire average.

AgeLancasterLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.2%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.9%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.240.539.3
Median Age404139

Bolton-le-Sands General Health Statistics

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

HealthLancasterLancashireEngland
Very Good46.67%45.95%47.17%
Good33.84%33.66%34.22%
Fair13.70%14.14%13.12%
Bad4.49%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.30%1.38%1.25%


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

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