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

Lye Cross Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth SomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.639.3
Median Age4439

Lye Cross Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth SomersetEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 428.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Lye Cross 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.

GradeNorth SomersetEngland
AB24.84%22.96%
C131.82%30.92%
C221.53%20.64%
DE21.81%25.49%

Lye Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth SomersetEngland
Owned36.8%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.7%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Lye Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitNorth SomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.1%13.5%

Lye Cross General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lye Cross. The percentage of residents in Lye Cross rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthNorth SomersetEngland
Very Good46.31%47.17%
Good34.77%34.22%
Fair13.66%13.12%
Bad4.09%4.25%
Very Bad1.18%1.25%

Lye Cross Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lye Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lye Cross 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.

CountryNorth SomersetEngland
United Kingdom94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%



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

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