Socio-economic statistics for Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bolton Percy, North Yorkshire

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

Bolton Percy 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 Bolton Percy 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. Bolton Percy is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bolton Percy 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Bolton Percy than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

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BenefitSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.3%9.4%13.5%

Bolton Percy 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.

GradeSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
AB23.02%24.08%22.96%
C129.78%30.21%30.92%
C224.91%23.78%20.64%
DE22.29%21.93%25.49%

Bolton Percy Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.8%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU1.6%3.2%9.4%

Bolton Percy Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bolton Percy as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Bolton Percy is younger than the North Yorkshire average.

AgeSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age40.942.839.3
Median Age424439

Bolton Percy Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned34.5%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.4%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%14.3%15.4%
Other1.1%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.9%1.3%

Bolton Percy Education Statistics

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

QualificationSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications21.2%20.8%22.5%
Level 114%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.6%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.8%12.1%12.4%
Level 426.1%29.2%27.4%
Other4.3%4.6%5.7%

Bolton Percy General Health Statistics

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

HealthSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good48.35%47.72%47.17%
Good34.30%34.48%34.22%
Fair12.77%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.60%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%0.99%1.25%


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

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