Socio-economic statistics for Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan

Socio-economic statistics for Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan
Socio-economic statistics for Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan

Socio-economic statistics for Ince-in-Makerfield, Wigan


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

Ince-in-Makerfield General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.39%47.17%
Very Bad1.49%1.25%

Ince-in-Makerfield Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ince-in-Makerfield and are from the UK Census of 2011. Ince-in-Makerfield 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.

No Qualifications27.3%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 217.1%15.2%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 419.5%27.4%

Ince-in-Makerfield Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ince-in-Makerfield are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ince-in-Makerfield 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.

United Kingdom96.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

Ince-in-Makerfield 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. Ince-in-Makerfield has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Ince-in-Makerfield Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Ince-in-Makerfield as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Ince-in-Makerfield is also older than the average, making Ince-in-Makerfield a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age39.639.3
Median Age4039

Ince-in-Makerfield Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ince-in-Makerfield 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 Ince-in-Makerfield is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Ince-in-Makerfield than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.1%13.5%

Ince-in-Makerfield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)16.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.7%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

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

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