Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Burtoft Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Burtoft as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Burtoft is younger than the Lincolnshire average.

AgeBostonLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.542.539.3
Median Age424439

Burtoft General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Burtoft. The percentage of residents in Burtoft rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthBostonLincolnshireEngland
Very Good40.69%43.02%47.17%
Good37.48%35.96%34.22%
Fair15.86%15.13%13.12%
Bad4.73%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.30%1.25%

Burtoft 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. Burtoft has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeBostonLincolnshireEngland
AB11.32%17.93%22.96%
C123.17%28.67%30.92%
C225.49%24.74%20.64%
DE40.02%28.66%25.49%

Burtoft Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBostonLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom84.9%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries12.2%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%2.4%9.4%

Burtoft Education Statistics

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

QualificationBostonLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications32.7%26.1%22.5%
Level 114.5%14.1%13.3%
Level 215.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.3%4.2%3.6%
Level 39.3%12.3%12.4%
Level 415.1%21.3%27.4%
Other9.9%5.5%5.7%

Burtoft Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBostonLincolnshireEngland
Owned33.9%36%30.6%
Mortgage30%32.6%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.1%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.1%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented14.3%13.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%1.3%

Burtoft Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Burtoft 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.

BenefitBostonLincolnshireEngland
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%


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

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