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

Long Sutton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications30.8%26.1%22.5%
Level 115.3%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.2%3.6%
Level 310%12.3%12.4%
Level 415.8%21.3%27.4%
Other7.9%5.5%5.7%

Long Sutton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Long Sutton 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 Long Sutton is both lower than the average for Lincolnshire 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 Long Sutton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.6%13.3%13.5%

Long Sutton Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom90.4%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries7.3%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2%2.4%9.4%

Long Sutton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Very Good40.52%43.02%47.17%
Good37.55%35.96%34.22%
Fair15.82%15.13%13.12%
Bad4.72%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.30%1.25%

Long Sutton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.3%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.442.539.3
Median Age454439

Long Sutton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Long Sutton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Long Sutton is a relatively affluent area.

TenureSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
Owned39.2%36%30.6%
Mortgage33.3%32.6%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.3%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.4%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%13.8%15.4%
Other1.5%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%1.3%

Long Sutton 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. Long Sutton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSouth HollandLincolnshireEngland
AB14.57%17.93%22.96%
C126.23%28.67%30.92%
C227.60%24.74%20.64%
DE31.59%28.66%25.49%


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

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