Socio-economic statistics for Drayton, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Drayton, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Drayton, Lincolnshire

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

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

GradeBostonEngland
AB11.32%22.96%
C123.17%30.92%
C225.49%20.64%
DE40.02%25.49%

Drayton General Health Statistics

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

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HealthBostonEngland
Very Good40.69%47.17%
Good37.48%34.22%
Fair15.86%13.12%
Bad4.73%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%

Drayton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBostonEngland
United Kingdom84.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries12.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Drayton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBostonEngland
Owned33.9%30.6%
Mortgage30%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.1%8.3%
Private Rented14.3%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Drayton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Drayton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Drayton is also older than the average, making Drayton a older persons location.

AgeBostonEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4239

Drayton Education Statistics

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

QualificationBostonEngland
No Qualifications32.7%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.3%3.6%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 415.1%27.4%
Other9.9%5.7%

Drayton 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 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Drayton 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.

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%

Drayton rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Drayton and Boston?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Boston including Drayton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Coastal3844
Fenside5100
Fishtoft7057
Five Village3954
Kirton and Frampton7324
Old Leake and Wrangle3627
Skirbeck8586
St Thomas'3101
Staniland4148
Station3312
Swineshead and Holland Fen3961
Trinity5370
West2147
Witham4975
Wyberton4331
Boston Total70837



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


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