Socio-economic statistics for Farington, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Farington, Lancashire
Socio-economic statistics for Farington, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Farington, Lancashire

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

Farington Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
No Qualifications20.3%23.6%22.5%
Level 113.5%13%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.8%4.5%3.6%
Level 313.7%13.6%12.4%
Level 426.4%25%27.4%
Other3.6%4.5%5.7%

Farington Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.840.539.3
Median Age424139

Farington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Owned37.3%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage41.5%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.8%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented8.3%13.7%15.4%
Other1%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%1.3%

Farington Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Farington come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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. The rate of unemployment in Farington 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. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Farington than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11%14.3%13.5%

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

Farington General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Very Good47.69%45.95%47.17%
Good34.12%33.66%34.22%
Fair13.06%14.14%13.12%
Bad4.10%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.38%1.25%

Farington 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.

GradeSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
AB22.61%20.16%22.96%
C133.16%30.05%30.92%
C223.32%22.60%20.64%
DE20.92%27.19%25.49%

Farington Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth RibbleLancashireEngland
United Kingdom96.2%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%4.1%9.4%



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


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