Socio-economic statistics for St Luke’s, Islington
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If you are thinking of moving to St Luke's 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 St Luke's to figures for Islington and nationally. These statistics can tell you if St Luke's is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

St Luke's Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of St Luke's and are from the UK Census of 2011. St Luke's has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. St Luke's also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of St Luke's are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications17%22.5%
Level 18%13.3%
Level 28.4%15.2%
Level 39.8%12.4%
Level 448.1%27.4%

St Luke's Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of St Luke's are from the UK Census of 2011. Since St Luke's has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom64.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries9.4%3.7%
Outside the EU23.3%9.4%

St Luke's Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in St Luke's 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 unemployment in St Luke's is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.1%13.5%

St Luke's Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

St Luke's has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that St Luke's is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

Social Rented (Council)26.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.3%8.3%
Private Rented25.6%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

St Luke's General Health Statistics

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

Very Good51.61%47.17%
Very Bad1.68%1.25%

St Luke's Age Distribution Statistics

The population of St Luke's as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of St Luke's is also older than the average, making St Luke's a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to144.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2412.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 2914.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.5%6%
Age 65 to 744.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1%2.3%
Mean Age34.539.3
Median Age3139

St Luke's 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. St Luke's has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


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

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