Socio-economic statistics for Lostock, Bolton

Socio-economic statistics for Lostock, Bolton
Socio-economic statistics for Lostock, Bolton

Socio-economic statistics for Lostock, Bolton

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

Lostock Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBoltonEngland
United Kingdom88.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU8.9%9.4%

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

GradeBoltonEngland
AB17.35%22.96%
C129.54%30.92%
C221.13%20.64%
DE31.99%25.49%

Lostock Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lostock 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 unemployment in Lostock 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 Lostock than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBoltonEngland
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%

Lostock Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Lostock as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Lostock is also older than the average, making Lostock a older persons location.

AgeBoltonEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.439.3
Median Age3839

Lostock General Health Statistics

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

HealthBoltonEngland
Very Good45.36%47.17%
Good33.88%34.22%
Fair14.14%13.12%
Bad5.23%4.25%
Very Bad1.40%1.25%

Lostock Education Statistics

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

QualificationBoltonEngland
No Qualifications26.3%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 422.2%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

Lostock Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBoltonEngland
Owned30.4%30.6%
Mortgage33.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.5%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%


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


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