Socio-economic statistics for Griminish Point, Western Isles

Socio-economic statistics for Griminish Point, Western Isles
Socio-economic statistics for Griminish Point, Western Isles

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

Griminish Point Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Tenure
Owned%%
Mortgage%%
Shared%%
Social Rented (Council)%%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%%
Private Rented%%
Other%%
Rent Free%%

Griminish Point 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. Griminish Point is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Griminish Point is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Griminish Point 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Griminish Point than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEilean SiarScotland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.7%15.7%

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

Griminish Point Age Distribution Statistics

Age
Age 0 to 4%%
Age 5 to 9%%
Age 10 to14%%
Age 15 to 17%%
Age 18 to 24%%
Age 25 to 29%%
Age 30 to 44%%
Age 45 to 59%%
Age 60 to 64%%
Age 65 to 74%%
Age 75 to 84%%
Age 85 and over%%
Mean Age
Median Age

Griminish Point Immigration Statistics

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

Country
United Kingdom%%
Rebublic of Ireland%%
Other EU Countries%%
Outside the EU%%

Griminish Point 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.

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Griminish Point Education Statistics

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

Qualification
No Qualifications%%
Level 1%%
Level 2%%
Apprenticeship%%
Level 3%%
Level 4%%
Other%%

Griminish Point General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Griminish Point.

Health
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What is the population of Griminish Point and Na h-Eileanan Siar?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Na h-Eileanan Siar including Griminish Point. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Na h-Eileanan Siar Total0



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


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