Socio-economic statistics for Obthorpe Lodge, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Obthorpe Lodge, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Obthorpe Lodge, Lincolnshire

If you are thinking of moving to Obthorpe Lodge 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 Obthorpe Lodge to figures for Lincolnshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Obthorpe Lodge is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Obthorpe Lodge 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.

GradeSouth KestevenEngland
AB23.21%22.96%
C129.41%30.92%
C223.32%20.64%
DE24.06%25.49%

Obthorpe Lodge Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Obthorpe Lodge are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Obthorpe Lodge 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.

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CountrySouth KestevenEngland
United Kingdom93.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%9.4%

Obthorpe Lodge Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Obthorpe Lodge and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationSouth KestevenEngland
No Qualifications21.6%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 425.6%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

Obthorpe Lodge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Obthorpe Lodge are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 Obthorpe Lodge is both lower than the average for Lincolnshire 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 Obthorpe Lodge than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%13.3%13.5%

Obthorpe Lodge Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Obthorpe Lodge as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Obthorpe Lodge is also older than the average, making Obthorpe Lodge a older persons location.

AgeSouth KestevenEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age41.839.3
Median Age4339

Obthorpe Lodge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth KestevenEngland
Owned33.6%30.6%
Mortgage35.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%8.3%
Private Rented13.3%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Obthorpe Lodge General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Obthorpe Lodge. The percentage of residents in Obthorpe Lodge rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthSouth KestevenEngland
Very Good46.81%47.17%
Good35.13%34.22%
Fair13.28%13.12%
Bad3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.04%1.25%


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


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