If you are thinking of moving to Farsley 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 Farsley to figures for Leeds and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Farsley is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Farsley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Farsley 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 Farsley is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.5%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.7%||13.5%|
Farsley Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Farsley are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Farsley 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.1%||9.4%|
Farsley 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.
Farsley Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Farsley as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Farsley is also older than the average, making Farsley a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||7.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.3%|
Farsley General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Farsley. The percentage of residents in Farsley rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Farsley rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Farsley is generally better than in the average person in England.
Farsley Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Farsley and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Farsley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Farsley has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Farsley is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||16.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.1%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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