Socio-economic statistics for Fishtoft, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Fishtoft, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Fishtoft, Lincolnshire

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

Fishtoft Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Fishtoft are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Fishtoft has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom84.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries12.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Fishtoft Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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Social Rented (Council)6.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.1%8.3%
Private Rented14.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Fishtoft Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications32.7%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.2%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 415.1%27.4%

Fishtoft General Health Statistics

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

Very Good40.69%47.17%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%

Fishtoft Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4239

Fishtoft 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 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Fishtoft 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%13.3%13.5%

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


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

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