Socio-economic statistics for Ford Green, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Ford Green, Lancashire
Socio-economic statistics for Ford Green, Lancashire

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

Ford Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Ford Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Ford Green is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)1.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Ford Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

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Age 0 to 44.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.6%6%
Age 65 to 7412.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.739.3
Median Age4739

Ford Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good43.25%47.17%
Very Bad1.66%1.25%

Ford Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ford Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Ford Green 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 Qualifications25.9%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 423%27.4%

Ford Green Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.8%9.4%

Ford Green 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.


Ford Green 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 Ford Green 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 unemployment in Ford Green is both lower than the average for Lancashire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%14.3%13.5%

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

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