Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Laker's Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Laker's Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Laker's Green has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Laker's Green also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Laker's Green are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationWaverleySurreyEngland
No Qualifications15.2%15.9%22.5%
Level 110.3%12.2%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%2.9%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 440.1%36.2%27.4%
Other4.1%5.1%5.7%

Laker's Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthWaverleySurreyEngland
Very Good53.52%52.43%47.17%
Good32.72%33.56%34.22%
Fair10.50%10.56%13.12%
Bad2.53%2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.72%0.75%1.25%

Laker's Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWaverleySurreyEngland
United Kingdom89.4%85.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%9.5%9.4%

Laker's Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Laker's Green 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 Laker's Green is both lower than the average for Surrey 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 Laker's Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWaverleySurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.6%7.1%13.5%

Laker's Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Laker's Green as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Laker's Green is also older than the Surrey average, making Laker's Green a older persons location.

AgeWaverleySurreyEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%7.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age41.540.239.3
Median Age424039

Laker's Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWaverleySurreyEngland
Owned37.7%34.8%30.6%
Mortgage36%38.1%32.8%
Shared1%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.5%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.9%6.5%8.3%
Private Rented10.1%12.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.2%1.3%

Laker's 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. Laker's Green has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeWaverleySurreyEngland
AB40.68%35.57%22.96%
C129.84%33.53%30.92%
C217.00%17.28%20.64%
DE12.48%13.63%25.49%


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

Do you live in Laker's Green? Let us know what you think in the comments below.