Socio-economic statistics for Harmston, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Harmston, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Harmston, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Harmston, Lincolnshire

Statistics

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

Harmston Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Harmston as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.5%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.742.539.3
Median Age444439

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

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Harmston 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Harmston 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 Harmston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%13.3%13.5%

Harmston Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications21.7%26.1%22.5%
Level 113.8%14.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%4.2%3.6%
Level 313.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 425.4%21.3%27.4%
Other4.2%5.5%5.7%

Harmston Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom94.8%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.6%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%2.4%9.4%

Harmston General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Very Good45.99%43.02%47.17%
Good35.11%35.96%34.22%
Fair13.86%15.13%13.12%
Bad3.90%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.14%1.30%1.25%

Harmston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Owned37.2%36%30.6%
Mortgage37.1%32.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.2%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%13.8%15.4%
Other2.8%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%1.3%

Harmston 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.

GradeNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
AB21.80%17.93%22.96%
C133.67%28.67%30.92%
C223.84%24.74%20.64%
DE20.69%28.66%25.49%


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

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