If you are thinking of moving to Main **** 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 Main **** to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Main **** is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Main **** Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Main **** and are from the UK Census of 2011. Main **** 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. Main **** also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Main **** are better educated than the average England citizen.
Main **** Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Main **** are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Main **** 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%|
Main **** Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Main **** as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Main **** is also older than the Lancashire average, making Main **** 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%|
Main **** Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1.4%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6%||7.9%||8.3%|
Main **** General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Main ****. The percentage of residents in Main **** rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Main **** rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Main **** is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Main **** Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Main **** come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Main **** 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 Main **** 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%|
Main **** 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. Main **** has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.