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

Fence Age Distribution Statistics

AgePendleLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age38.940.539.3
Median Age394139

Fence General Health Statistics

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

HealthPendleLancashireEngland
Very Good43.56%45.95%47.17%
Good34.46%33.66%34.22%
Fair15.01%14.14%13.12%
Bad5.50%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.46%1.38%1.25%

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

GradePendleLancashireEngland
AB14.91%20.16%22.96%
C124.89%30.05%30.92%
C225.11%22.60%20.64%
DE35.09%27.19%25.49%

Fence Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPendleLancashireEngland
United Kingdom89.1%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU8.1%4.1%9.4%

Fence Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenurePendleLancashireEngland
Owned36%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage32.5%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.6%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented16.6%13.7%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%1.3%

Fence Education Statistics

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

QualificationPendleLancashireEngland
No Qualifications28.2%23.6%22.5%
Level 113.3%13%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%4.5%3.6%
Level 312.5%13.6%12.4%
Level 420.2%25%27.4%
Other5.8%4.5%5.7%

Fence Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Fence come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area.

BenefitPendleLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.1%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.8%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%14.3%13.5%


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

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