If you are thinking of moving to Boston West 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 Boston West to figures for Lincolnshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Boston West is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Boston West Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Boston West and are from the UK Census of 2011. Boston West has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.
Boston West Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Boston West are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Boston West has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||12.2%||4.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.7%||2.4%||9.4%|
Boston West Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||6.1%||8.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.1%||5.5%||8.3%|
Boston West Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Boston West 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.9%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.7%||13.3%||13.5%|
Boston West Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Boston West as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Boston West is younger than the Lincolnshire average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.9%||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.8%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.7%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.8%||20.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.5%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.7%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.5%||2.6%||2.3%|
Boston West General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Boston West. The percentage of residents in Boston West rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Boston West 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. Boston West has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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