Socio-economic statistics for Farlow, Shropshire

Socio-economic statistics for Farlow, Shropshire
Socio-economic statistics for Farlow, Shropshire

Socio-economic statistics for Farlow, Shropshire

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

Farlow General Health Statistics

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

HealthShropshireEngland
Very Good46.49%47.17%
Good34.92%34.22%
Fair13.55%13.12%
Bad3.91%4.25%
Very Bad1.13%1.25%

Farlow Education Statistics

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

QualificationShropshireEngland
No Qualifications22.5%22.5%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 427.5%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Farlow Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeShropshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age42.639.3
Median Age4439

Farlow 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.

GradeShropshireEngland
AB22.72%22.96%
C128.42%30.92%
C225.73%20.64%
DE23.13%25.49%

Farlow 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 Farlow 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. Farlow is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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

BenefitShropshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.4%13.5%

Farlow Immigration Statistics

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

CountryShropshireEngland
United Kingdom95.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%9.4%

Farlow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureShropshireEngland
Owned38.6%30.6%
Mortgage30.6%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.5%8.3%
Private Rented13.1%15.4%
Other1.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%


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


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