If you are thinking of moving to Laxton 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 Laxton to figures for East Riding of Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Laxton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Laxton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Laxton and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Laxton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Laxton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Laxton is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.8%||8.3%|
Laxton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Laxton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Laxton is also older than the average, making Laxton a older persons location.
|Age||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Laxton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Laxton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Laxton 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.
|Country||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||9.4%|
Laxton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Laxton. The percentage of residents in Laxton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Laxton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Laxton come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Laxton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||13.5%|
Laxton 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.
|Grade||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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