Socio-economic statistics for Newton-le-Willows, St Helens

Socio-economic statistics for Newton-le-Willows, St Helens
Socio-economic statistics for Newton-le-Willows, St Helens

Socio-economic statistics for Newton-le-Willows, St Helens


If you are thinking of moving to Newton-le-Willows 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 Newton-le-Willows to figures for St Helens and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Newton-le-Willows is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Newton-le-Willows Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Newton-le-Willows and are from the UK Census of 2011. Newton-le-Willows 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.

QualificationSt. HelensEngland
No Qualifications27.9%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 420.9%27.4%

Newton-le-Willows Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Newton-le-Willows are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Newton-le-Willows 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.

CountrySt. HelensEngland
United Kingdom97.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

Newton-le-Willows Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Newton-le-Willows 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 Newton-le-Willows is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Newton-le-Willows than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitSt. HelensEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.2%13.5%

Newton-le-Willows 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. Newton-le-Willows has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSt. HelensEngland

Newton-le-Willows General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Newton-le-Willows. The percentage of residents in Newton-le-Willows rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Newton-le-Willows rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Newton-le-Willows is generally worse than in the average person in England.

HealthSt. HelensEngland
Very Good44.85%47.17%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

Newton-le-Willows Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSt. HelensEngland
Social Rented (Council)6.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.5%8.3%
Private Rented9.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Newton-le-Willows Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Newton-le-Willows as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Newton-le-Willows is also older than the average, making Newton-le-Willows a older persons location.

AgeSt. HelensEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6%
Age 65 to 7410%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age40.739.3
Median Age4139

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

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