If you are thinking of moving to Stopper Lane 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 Stopper Lane to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Stopper Lane is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Stopper Lane Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Stopper Lane 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 Stopper Lane 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 Stopper Lane than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.8%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8%||14.3%||13.5%|
Stopper Lane 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. Stopper Lane has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Stopper Lane Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stopper Lane are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stopper Lane 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||0.4%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.3%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||4.1%||9.4%|
Stopper Lane General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Stopper Lane. The percentage of residents in Stopper Lane rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Stopper Lane rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Stopper Lane is generally better than in the average person in England.
Stopper Lane Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Stopper Lane as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Stopper Lane is also older than the Lancashire average, making Stopper Lane a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.7%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.2%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.8%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.3%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.4%||2.3%|
Stopper Lane Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stopper Lane and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stopper Lane 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. Stopper Lane also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Stopper Lane are better educated than the average England citizen.
Stopper Lane Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Stopper Lane has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Stopper Lane is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.5%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.1%||7.9%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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