If you are thinking of moving to Lingfield 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 Lingfield to figures for Surrey and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lingfield is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lingfield 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. Lingfield has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Lingfield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Lingfield has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Lingfield is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||7.7%||4.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.1%||6.5%||8.3%|
Lingfield Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lingfield and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Lingfield General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lingfield. The percentage of residents in Lingfield rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lingfield rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lingfield is generally better than in the average person in England.
Lingfield Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lingfield 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Lingfield than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.4%||1.3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.2%||1.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.8%||7.1%||13.5%|
Lingfield Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lingfield as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Lingfield is also older than the Surrey average, making Lingfield a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.9%||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.5%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||7.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.7%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.6%||21.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.6%||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.5%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.7%||2.3%|
Lingfield Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lingfield are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lingfield 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||0.8%||0.9%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.3%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.7%||9.5%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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