Socio-economic statistics for Lea Town, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Lea Town, Lancashire
Socio-economic statistics for Lea Town, Lancashire

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

Lea Town Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lea Town are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lea Town 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 Kingdom95%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Lea Town Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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Social Rented (Council)1.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Lea Town General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.64%47.17%
Very Bad1.37%1.25%

Lea Town Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.5%2.3%
Mean Age44.939.3
Median Age4739

Lea Town 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. Lea Town 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 Lea Town 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.The rate of unemployment in Lea Town is both lower than the average for Lancashire 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 Lea Town than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.8%14.3%13.5%

Lea Town rates 3/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Lea Town Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lea Town and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lea Town 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. Lea Town also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lea Town are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications21.2%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 429.8%27.4%

Lea Town 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. Lea Town has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


What is the population of Lea Town and Fylde?

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

Elswick and Little Eccleston1533
Freckleton East3276
Freckleton West2724
Kirkham North4518
Kirkham South3332
Newton and Treales3165
Singleton and Greenhalgh1484
St Johns5084
St Leonards4781
Staining and Weeton3276
Warton and Westby6105
Fylde Total81211

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

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