Socio-economic statistics for Moss Lane, Cheshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Moss Lane 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 Moss Lane to figures for Cheshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Moss Lane is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Moss Lane Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Moss Lane has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Moss Lane 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%

Moss Lane Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Moss Lane as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Moss Lane is also older than the average, making Moss Lane 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

Moss Lane Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Moss Lane are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Moss Lane 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%

Moss Lane 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. Moss Lane 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%

Moss Lane Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Moss Lane 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 Moss Lane 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%

Moss Lane General Health Statistics

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

Moss Lane Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Moss Lane and are from the UK Census of 2011. Moss Lane 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. Moss Lane also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Moss Lane 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%



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

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