If you are thinking of moving to South Somercotes 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 South Somercotes to figures for Lincolnshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if South Somercotes is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
South Somercotes Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of South Somercotes and are from the UK Census of 2011. South Somercotes 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.
South Somercotes Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of South Somercotes are from the UK Census of 2011. Since South Somercotes 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||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.7%||4.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.6%||2.4%||9.4%|
South Somercotes Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in South Somercotes 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in South Somercotes than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.9%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.9%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||17.7%||13.3%||13.5%|
South Somercotes Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.6%||8.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8.4%||5.5%||8.3%|
South Somercotes 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. South Somercotes has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
South Somercotes General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for South Somercotes. The percentage of residents in South Somercotes rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in South Somercotes rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of South Somercotes is generally worse than in the average person in England.
South Somercotes Age Distribution Statistics
The population of South Somercotes as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of South Somercotes is also older than the Lincolnshire average, making South Somercotes a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.5%||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.4%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.7%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.3%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||15.2%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||20.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||9%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||14.6%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.4%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||2.6%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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