Socio-economic statistics for Earlestown, St Helens

Socio-economic statistics for Earlestown, St Helens
Socio-economic statistics for Earlestown, St Helens

Socio-economic statistics for Earlestown, St Helens

Statistics

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

Earlestown 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 Earlestown 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Earlestown 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitWarringtonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13%13.5%

Earlestown rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Earlestown 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.

GradeWarringtonEngland
AB25.02%22.96%
C131.46%30.92%
C219.41%20.64%
DE24.10%25.49%

Earlestown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Earlestown has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Earlestown is a relatively affluent area.

TenureWarringtonEngland
Owned32%30.6%
Mortgage39.6%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Earlestown Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWarringtonEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age4039

Earlestown Education Statistics

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

QualificationWarringtonEngland
No Qualifications20.7%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 427.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Earlestown Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWarringtonEngland
United Kingdom94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

Earlestown General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Earlestown. The percentage of residents in Earlestown rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Earlestown rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Earlestown is generally better than in the average person in England.

HealthWarringtonEngland
Very Good49.81%47.17%
Good32.75%34.22%
Fair12.09%13.12%
Bad4.19%4.25%
Very Bad1.17%1.25%


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

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