If you are thinking of moving to Merry Lees 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 Merry Lees to figures for Leicestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Merry Lees is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Merry Lees Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Merry Lees are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Merry Lees 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||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.4%||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||5%||9.4%|
Merry Lees General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Merry Lees. The percentage of residents in Merry Lees rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
Merry Lees Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Merry Lees and are from the UK Census of 2011. Merry Lees has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.
|Qualification||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
Merry Lees Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Merry Lees 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 Merry Lees than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.2%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||9.9%||9.2%||13.5%|
Merry Lees 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.
|Grade||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
Merry Lees Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Merry Lees has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Merry Lees is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.1%||6.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.2%||4.2%||8.3%|
Merry Lees Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Merry Lees as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Merry Lees is also older than the Leicestershire average, making Merry Lees a older persons location.
|Age||Hinckley and Bosworth||Leicestershire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.5%||5.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.8%||19.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.5%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.5%||6.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.1%||9.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.4%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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