If you are thinking of moving to Churchtown 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 Churchtown to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Churchtown is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Churchtown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Churchtown has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Churchtown is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.1%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.1%||7.9%||8.3%|
Churchtown Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Churchtown are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Churchtown 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||1.1%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.8%||4.1%||9.4%|
Churchtown 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.
Churchtown Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Churchtown and are from the UK Census of 2011. Churchtown 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.
Churchtown Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Churchtown 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 Churchtown 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.1%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.5%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.7%||14.3%||13.5%|
Churchtown Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Churchtown as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Churchtown is also older than the Lancashire average, making Churchtown a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.7%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.3%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.4%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.8%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.6%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.8%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.4%||2.3%|
Churchtown General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Churchtown. The percentage of residents in Churchtown rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Churchtown rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Churchtown is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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