If you are thinking of moving to Lower Weston 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 Weston to figures for Bath and North East Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lower Weston is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lower Weston Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Weston are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Weston 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.
|Country||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.7%||9.4%|
Lower Weston Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lower Weston as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Lower Weston is also older than the average, making Lower Weston a older persons location.
|Age||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Lower Weston General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lower Weston. The percentage of residents in Lower Weston rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lower Weston rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lower Weston is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
Lower Weston 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 Weston has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
Lower Weston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||3.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11%||8.3%|
Lower Weston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Weston 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Lower Weston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.9%||13.5%|
Lower Weston Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Weston and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Weston 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 Weston also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Weston are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Bath and North East Somerset||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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