Socio-economic statistics for Gedney, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Gedney, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Gedney, Lincolnshire

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

Gedney 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Gedney 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Gedney is both lower than the average for Lincolnshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Gedney than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.6%13.3%13.5%

Gedney rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Gedney General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth HollandEngland
Very Good40.52%47.17%
Very Bad1.38%1.25%

Gedney Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth HollandEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.439.3
Median Age4539

Gedney Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth HollandEngland
Social Rented (Council)10.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.4%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

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

GradeSouth HollandEngland

Gedney Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth HollandEngland
No Qualifications30.8%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Level 310%12.4%
Level 415.8%27.4%

Gedney Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth HollandEngland
United Kingdom90.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries7.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2%9.4%

What is the population of Gedney and South Holland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Holland including Gedney. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas6876
Donington, Quadring and Gosberton7235
Holbeach Hurn2237
Holbeach Town7790
Long Sutton7387
Moulton, Weston and Cowbit6967
Pinchbeck and Surfleet7473
Spalding Castle2691
Spalding Monks House5846
Spalding St John's7218
Spalding St Mary's4776
Spalding St Paul's6248
Spalding Wygate6718
Sutton Bridge4626
The Saints2592
Whaplode and Holbeach St John's4488
South Holland Total95857

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

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