If you are thinking of moving to Lydford-on-Fosse 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 Lydford-on-Fosse to figures for Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lydford-on-Fosse is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lydford-on-Fosse Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lydford-on-Fosse as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Lydford-on-Fosse is younger than the Somerset average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.6%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.2%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.7%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.9%||17.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.6%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.3%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.1%||10.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.5%||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||3.1%||2.3%|
Lydford-on-Fosse Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lydford-on-Fosse 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 Lydford-on-Fosse is both lower than the average for Somerset 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 Lydford-on-Fosse than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.6%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.1%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.8%||11.5%||13.5%|
Lydford-on-Fosse General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lydford-on-Fosse. The percentage of residents in Lydford-on-Fosse rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Lydford-on-Fosse Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lydford-on-Fosse and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Lydford-on-Fosse Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lydford-on-Fosse are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lydford-on-Fosse 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||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.7%||2.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.1%||2.9%||9.4%|
Lydford-on-Fosse 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.
Lydford-on-Fosse Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.9%||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9%||7.6%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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