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

Firwood Fold Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBoltonEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.439.3
Median Age3839

Firwood Fold Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBoltonEngland
Owned30.4%30.6%
Mortgage33.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.5%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Firwood Fold Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBoltonEngland
United Kingdom88.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU8.9%9.4%

Firwood Fold General Health Statistics

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

HealthBoltonEngland
Very Good45.36%47.17%
Good33.88%34.22%
Fair14.14%13.12%
Bad5.23%4.25%
Very Bad1.40%1.25%

Firwood Fold Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Firwood Fold 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. The rate of unemployment in Firwood Fold is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Firwood Fold than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBoltonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.1%13.5%

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

GradeBoltonEngland
AB17.35%22.96%
C129.54%30.92%
C221.13%20.64%
DE31.99%25.49%

Firwood Fold Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Firwood Fold and are from the UK Census of 2011. Firwood Fold has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationBoltonEngland
No Qualifications26.3%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 422.2%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%



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

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