If you are thinking of moving to Lower Ballam 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 Lower Ballam to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lower Ballam is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lower Ballam Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lower Ballam as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Lower Ballam is also older than the Lancashire average, making Lower Ballam a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.8%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.7%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.5%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.7%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.1%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.5%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.1%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.5%||2.4%||2.3%|
Lower Ballam Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Ballam 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 Lower Ballam is both lower than the average for Lancashire 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 Lower Ballam than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.1%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11.8%||14.3%||13.5%|
Lower Ballam 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. Lower Ballam has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Lower Ballam Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1.4%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6%||7.9%||8.3%|
Lower Ballam Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Ballam are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Ballam 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||0.6%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||4.1%||9.4%|
Lower Ballam General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lower Ballam. The percentage of residents in Lower Ballam rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lower Ballam rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lower Ballam is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Lower Ballam Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Ballam and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Ballam has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Lower Ballam also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Ballam are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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