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

Scotterthorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Owned38.2%36%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%32.6%32.8%
Shared1%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.7%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%13.8%15.4%
Other1.7%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%1.3%

Scotterthorpe 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.

GradeWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
AB21.16%17.93%22.96%
C129.16%28.67%30.92%
C225.69%24.74%20.64%
DE23.98%28.66%25.49%

Scotterthorpe Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Scotterthorpe 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.

BenefitWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%13.3%13.5%

Scotterthorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Very Good44.03%43.02%47.17%
Good35.94%35.96%34.22%
Fair14.68%15.13%13.12%
Bad4.25%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.11%1.30%1.25%

Scotterthorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.9%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.142.539.3
Median Age454439

Scotterthorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications23%26.1%22.5%
Level 113.9%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.6%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.1%4.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.3%12.4%
Level 425.3%21.3%27.4%
Other4.2%5.5%5.7%

Scotterthorpe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom95.9%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2%2.4%9.4%



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

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