Socio-economic statistics for Lochboisdale, Western Isles

Socio-economic statistics for Lochboisdale, Western Isles
Socio-economic statistics for Lochboisdale, Western Isles

Socio-economic statistics for Lochboisdale, Western Isles


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

Lochboisdale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lochboisdale come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Lochboisdale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEilean SiarScotland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.7%15.7%

Lochboisdale Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lochboisdale and are from the UK Census of 2011.

No Qualifications%%
Level 1%%
Level 2%%
Level 3%%
Level 4%%

Lochboisdale General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lochboisdale.

Very Goodnan%nan%
Very Badnan%nan%

Lochboisdale Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 4%%
Age 5 to 9%%
Age 10 to14%%
Age 15 to 17%%
Age 18 to 24%%
Age 25 to 29%%
Age 30 to 44%%
Age 45 to 59%%
Age 60 to 64%%
Age 65 to 74%%
Age 75 to 84%%
Age 85 and over%%
Mean Age
Median Age

Lochboisdale 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.


Lochboisdale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)%%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%%
Private Rented%%
Rent Free%%

Lochboisdale Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom%%
Rebublic of Ireland%%
Other EU Countries%%
Outside the EU%%

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

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2021