Socio-economic statistics for Shawell, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Shawell, Leicestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Shawell, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Shawell, Leicestershire

Statistics

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

Shawell 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. Shawell has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
AB31.37%24.28%22.96%
C132.15%31.53%30.92%
C220.65%23.21%20.64%
DE15.84%20.98%25.49%

Shawell Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom94.6%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%5%9.4%

Shawell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Owned38.4%37.1%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%38.6%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.4%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.1%10.8%15.4%
Other1.1%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.1%1.3%

Shawell Education Statistics

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

QualificationHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.1%22.1%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.4%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%4.8%3.6%
Level 312.1%13.8%12.4%
Level 431.8%26.1%27.4%
Other3.8%4.4%5.7%

Shawell 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 Shawell 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Shawell 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 Shawell is both lower than the average for Leicestershire 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 Shawell than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.7%9.2%13.5%

Shawell Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%5.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%9.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.7%19.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%9.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.640.839.3
Median Age434239

Shawell General Health Statistics

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

HealthHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Very Good50.85%47.47%47.17%
Good34.27%35.49%34.22%
Fair11.37%12.74%13.12%
Bad2.75%3.38%4.25%
Very Bad0.76%0.93%1.25%


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

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