Socio-economic statistics for Laund, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Laund, Lancashire
Socio-economic statistics for Laund, Lancashire

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

Laund Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRossendaleEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.639.3
Median Age4039

Laund 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.

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GradeRossendaleEngland
AB20.17%22.96%
C129.47%30.92%
C224.06%20.64%
DE26.29%25.49%

Laund Education Statistics

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

QualificationRossendaleEngland
No Qualifications24%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.6%
Level 313%12.4%
Level 425.1%27.4%
Other3.6%5.7%

Laund Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRossendaleEngland
Owned31.5%30.6%
Mortgage38.2%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%8.3%
Private Rented12.7%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Laund Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRossendaleEngland
United Kingdom95.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%

Laund General Health Statistics

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

HealthRossendaleEngland
Very Good46.24%47.17%
Good33.11%34.22%
Fair14.13%13.12%
Bad5.11%4.25%
Very Bad1.41%1.25%

Laund 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. Laund 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 Laund 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.

BenefitRossendaleLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%14.3%13.5%

Laund rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Laund and Rossendale?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Rossendale including Laund. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Cribden3948
Eden3635
Facit and Shawforth3838
Goodshaw4127
Greenfield5818
Greensclough6025
Hareholme5822
Healey and Whitworth4016
Helmshore6101
Irwell6228
Longholme5856
Stacksteads3946
Whitewell5879
Worsley6193
Rossendale Total71432



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


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