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

Low Garth Education Statistics

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

QualificationScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications26%20.8%22.5%
Level 112.9%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.3%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.1%12.4%
Level 422.7%29.2%27.4%
Other4.8%4.6%5.7%

Low Garth General Health Statistics

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

HealthScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good41.58%47.72%47.17%
Good35.59%34.48%34.22%
Fair16.17%13.17%13.12%
Bad5.25%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad1.41%0.99%1.25%

Low Garth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned39.1%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage26.7%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.1%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented17.8%14.3%15.4%
Other1.7%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.9%1.3%

Low Garth Immigration Statistics

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

CountryScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.1%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.5%3.2%9.4%

Low Garth Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Low Garth as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Low Garth is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Low Garth a older persons location.

AgeScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.6%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.9%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412.2%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.2%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.242.839.3
Median Age464439

Low Garth Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Low Garth 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 Low Garth is both higher than the average for North Yorkshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.5%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16%9.4%13.5%

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

GradeScarboroughNorth YorkshireEngland
AB15.33%24.08%22.96%
C127.83%30.21%30.92%
C225.50%23.78%20.64%
DE31.34%21.93%25.49%


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

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