Lee Mill, Devon

Statistics

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

Lee Mill General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth HamsDevonEngland
Very Good47.41%46.10%47.17%
Good34.37%34.70%34.22%
Fair13.32%14.00%13.12%
Bad3.80%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad1.11%1.16%1.25%

Lee Mill Immigration Statistics

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

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CountrySouth HamsDevonEngland
United Kingdom94.6%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%3.3%9.4%

Lee Mill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSouth HamsDevonEngland
Owned42.8%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage28.9%29.8%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.6%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented12.6%14.6%15.4%
Other1.7%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.5%1.3%

Lee Mill 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 Lee Mill 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. Lee Mill 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 Lee Mill 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 Lee Mill is both lower than the average for Devon 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 Lee Mill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth HamsDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%10.8%13.5%

Lee Mill 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 HamsDevonEngland
AB27.35%21.91%22.96%
C130.15%29.91%30.92%
C224.05%25.31%20.64%
DE18.46%22.87%25.49%

Lee Mill Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth HamsDevonEngland
No Qualifications17.2%21.1%22.5%
Level 112.1%13.3%13.3%
Level 216.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.9%12.4%
Level 434.3%27.8%27.4%
Other3.7%4.3%5.7%

Lee Mill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth HamsDevonEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.4%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5923%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 649%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7412.6%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age45.343.739.3
Median Age484539



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

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