Socio-economic statistics for Craigston, Western Isles

Socio-economic statistics for Craigston, Western Isles

Socio-economic statistics for Craigston, Western Isles

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

Craigston Immigration Statistics

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

Country
United Kingdom%%
Rebublic of Ireland%%
Other EU Countries%%
Outside the EU%%

Craigston Age Distribution Statistics

Age
Age 0 to 4%%
Age 5 to 9%%
Age 10 to14%%
Age 15 to 17%%
Age 18 to 24%%
Age 25 to 29%%
Age 30 to 44%%
Age 45 to 59%%
Age 60 to 64%%
Age 65 to 74%%
Age 75 to 84%%
Age 85 and over%%
Mean Age
Median Age

Craigston Education Statistics

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

Qualification
No Qualifications%%
Level 1%%
Level 2%%
Apprenticeship%%
Level 3%%
Level 4%%
Other%%

Craigston 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.

Grade
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Craigston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Craigston 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Craigston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEilean SiarScotland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.7%15.7%

Craigston General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Craigston.

Health
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Goodnan%nan%
Fairnan%nan%
Badnan%nan%
Very Badnan%nan%

Craigston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Tenure
Owned%%
Mortgage%%
Shared%%
Social Rented (Council)%%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%%
Private Rented%%
Other%%
Rent Free%%


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

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