If you are thinking of moving to Newton with Scales 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 with Scales to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Newton with Scales is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Newton with Scales Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Newton with Scales and are from the UK Census of 2011. Newton with Scales 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. Newton with Scales also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Newton with Scales are better educated than the average England citizen.
Newton with Scales Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Newton with Scales 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 with Scales 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 Newton with Scales 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%|
Newton with Scales Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Newton with Scales as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Newton with Scales is also older than the Lancashire average, making Newton with Scales 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%|
Newton with Scales General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Newton with Scales. The percentage of residents in Newton with Scales rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Newton with Scales rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Newton with Scales is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Newton with Scales Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Newton with Scales are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Newton with Scales 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%|
Newton with Scales 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 with Scales has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Newton with Scales Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1.4%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6%||7.9%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.