Socio-economic statistics for Leasgill, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Leasgill, Cumbria
Socio-economic statistics for Leasgill, Cumbria

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

Leasgill Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth LakelandEngland
United Kingdom95.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Leasgill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureSouth LakelandEngland
Social Rented (Council)6.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.5%15.4%
Rent Free1.9%1.3%

Leasgill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth LakelandEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.3%
Mean Age45.439.3
Median Age4839

Leasgill General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Leasgill. The percentage of residents in Leasgill rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthSouth LakelandEngland
Very Good46.75%47.17%
Very Bad0.96%1.25%

Leasgill 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.

GradeSouth LakelandEngland

Leasgill Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth LakelandEngland
No Qualifications18.9%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%

Leasgill 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Leasgill 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 Leasgill is both lower than the average for Cumbria 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 Leasgill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%13.2%13.5%

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

What is the population of Leasgill and South Lakeland?

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

Ambleside & Grasmere4577
Arnside & Milnthorpe6222
Bowness & Levens6053
Broughton & Coniston6156
Burton & Crooklands5840
Furness Peninsula5583
Kendal East6585
Kendal North4334
Kendal Rural6110
Kendal South & Natland6164
Kendal Town6820
Kendal West6762
Sedbergh & Kirkby Lonsdale6444
Ulverston East5954
Ulverston West5596
South Lakeland Total104905

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

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