If you are thinking of moving to Saighton 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 Saighton to figures for Cheshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Saighton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Saighton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Saighton 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.
|Benefit||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.7%||13.5%|
Saighton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Saighton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Saighton 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.
|Country||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||9.4%|
Saighton 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.
|Grade||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
Saighton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Saighton. The percentage of residents in Saighton rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Saighton rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Saighton is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
Saighton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Saighton and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
Saighton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Saighton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Saighton is also older than the average, making Saighton a older persons location.
|Age||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.3%|
Saighton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Saighton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Saighton is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Cheshire West and Chester||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.3%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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