Socio-economic statistics for Samlesbury Bottoms, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Samlesbury Bottoms, Lancashire
Socio-economic statistics for Samlesbury Bottoms, Lancashire

Socio-economic statistics for Samlesbury Bottoms, Lancashire

Statistics

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

Samlesbury Bottoms General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Very Good47.69%45.95%47.17%
Good34.12%33.66%34.22%
Fair13.06%14.14%13.12%
Bad4.10%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.38%1.25%

Samlesbury Bottoms Education Statistics

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

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QualificationSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
No Qualifications20.3%23.6%22.5%
Level 113.5%13%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.8%4.5%3.6%
Level 313.7%13.6%12.4%
Level 426.4%25%27.4%
Other3.6%4.5%5.7%

Samlesbury Bottoms Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Samlesbury Bottoms are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Samlesbury Bottoms 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.

CountrySouth RibbleLancashireEngland
United Kingdom96.2%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%4.1%9.4%

Samlesbury Bottoms Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Owned37.3%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage41.5%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.8%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented8.3%13.7%15.4%
Other1%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%1.3%

Samlesbury Bottoms 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 RibbleLancashireEngland
AB22.61%20.16%22.96%
C133.16%30.05%30.92%
C223.32%22.60%20.64%
DE20.92%27.19%25.49%

Samlesbury Bottoms Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Samlesbury Bottoms as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Samlesbury Bottoms is also older than the Lancashire average, making Samlesbury Bottoms a older persons location.

AgeSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.840.539.3
Median Age424139

Samlesbury Bottoms 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 Samlesbury Bottoms 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. Samlesbury Bottoms is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Samlesbury Bottoms 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 Samlesbury Bottoms 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 Samlesbury Bottoms than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth RibbleLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11%14.3%13.5%


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

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