Socio-economic statistics for Grimshaw Green, Lancashire

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

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

Grimshaw Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthWest LancashireEngland
Very Good47.59%47.17%
Good32.73%34.22%
Fair13.37%13.12%
Bad4.86%4.25%
Very Bad1.45%1.25%

Grimshaw Green Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryWest LancashireEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.5%9.4%

Grimshaw 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. Grimshaw Green is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Grimshaw 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitWest LancashireLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%14.3%13.5%

Grimshaw Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWest LancashireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age41.239.3
Median Age4239

Grimshaw Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWest LancashireEngland
Owned35.9%30.6%
Mortgage37.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.1%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Grimshaw 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.

GradeWest LancashireEngland
AB21.31%22.96%
C130.38%30.92%
C221.61%20.64%
DE26.70%25.49%

Grimshaw Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationWest LancashireEngland
No Qualifications23.5%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.6%
Level 313.9%12.4%
Level 425.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%



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



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