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

Lower Withington Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Withington and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Withington 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 Withington also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Withington are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationCheshire EastEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 112.1%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 432%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Lower Withington 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 Withington has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCheshire EastEngland
AB29.75%22.96%
C129.98%30.92%
C218.96%20.64%
DE21.30%25.49%

Lower Withington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCheshire EastEngland
Owned37.5%30.6%
Mortgage37%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Lower Withington Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCheshire EastEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age4239.3
Median Age4339

Lower Withington General Health Statistics

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

HealthCheshire EastEngland
Very Good49.06%47.17%
Good33.25%34.22%
Fair12.78%13.12%
Bad3.85%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.25%

Lower Withington Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Withington 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 Withington than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCheshire EastEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10%13.5%

Lower Withington Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCheshire EastEngland
United Kingdom94.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%



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

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