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

Poulton-le-Fylde Education Statistics

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

QualificationWyreLancashireEngland
No Qualifications25.9%23.6%22.5%
Level 113.4%13%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%4.5%3.6%
Level 312%13.6%12.4%
Level 423%25%27.4%
Other4.2%4.5%5.7%

Poulton-le-Fylde 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.

GradeWyreLancashireEngland
AB19.77%20.16%22.96%
C132.49%30.05%30.92%
C223.28%22.60%20.64%
DE24.46%27.19%25.49%

Poulton-le-Fylde Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWyreLancashireEngland
United Kingdom96.7%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.8%4.1%9.4%

Poulton-le-Fylde Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWyreLancashireEngland
Owned43.2%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.1%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.1%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%13.7%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%

Poulton-le-Fylde Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWyreLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 44.7%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.4%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.6%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7412.8%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.6%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.740.539.3
Median Age474139

Poulton-le-Fylde Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Poulton-le-Fylde 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 unemployment in Poulton-le-Fylde 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.

BenefitWyreLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%14.3%13.5%

Poulton-le-Fylde General Health Statistics

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

HealthWyreLancashireEngland
Very Good43.25%45.95%47.17%
Good33.62%33.66%34.22%
Fair15.95%14.14%13.12%
Bad5.52%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.66%1.38%1.25%


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

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