If you are thinking of moving to Lever-Edge 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 Lever-Edge to figures for Bolton and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lever-Edge is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lever-Edge Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lever-Edge are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lever-Edge 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.9%||9.4%|
Lever-Edge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lever-Edge come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Lever-Edge is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Lever-Edge than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||18.1%||13.5%|
Lever-Edge Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lever-Edge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lever-Edge 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.
Lever-Edge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||14.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.2%||8.3%|
Lever-Edge Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lever-Edge as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Lever-Edge is also older than the average, making Lever-Edge a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.1%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.3%|
Lever-Edge General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lever-Edge. The percentage of residents in Lever-Edge rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lever-Edge rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lever-Edge is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Lever-Edge 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. Lever-Edge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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