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.
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.
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.1%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.8%||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.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.1%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.1%||7.9%||8.3%|
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.
|Age 0 to 4||4.7%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.3%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.4%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.8%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.6%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.8%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.4%||2.3%|
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.
|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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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