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

Holbeach Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.3%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.442.539.3
Median Age454439

Holbeach General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Very Good40.52%43.02%47.17%
Good37.55%35.96%34.22%
Fair15.82%15.13%13.12%
Bad4.72%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.30%1.25%

Holbeach Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom90.4%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries7.3%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2%2.4%9.4%

Holbeach Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Holbeach and are from the UK Census of 2011. Holbeach 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 HollandLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications30.8%26.1%22.5%
Level 115.3%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.2%3.6%
Level 310%12.3%12.4%
Level 415.8%21.3%27.4%
Other7.9%5.5%5.7%

Holbeach Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Owned39.2%36%30.6%
Mortgage33.3%32.6%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.3%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.4%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%13.8%15.4%
Other1.5%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%1.3%

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

GradeSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
AB14.57%17.93%22.96%
C126.23%28.67%30.92%
C227.60%24.74%20.64%
DE31.59%28.66%25.49%

Holbeach Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Holbeach come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Holbeach 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 Holbeach 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%


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

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