Socio-economic statistics for Stragglethorpe, Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Stragglethorpe, Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Stragglethorpe, Lincolnshire

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

Stragglethorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth KestevenEngland
No Qualifications21.7%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Level 313.2%12.4%
Level 425.4%27.4%

Stragglethorpe 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.

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Stragglethorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth KestevenEngland
Very Good45.99%47.17%
Very Bad1.14%1.25%

Stragglethorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth KestevenEngland
Social Rented (Council)8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Stragglethorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth KestevenEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6%
Age 65 to 7411.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.739.3
Median Age4439

Stragglethorpe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth KestevenEngland
United Kingdom94.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%9.4%

Stragglethorpe 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 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. Stragglethorpe is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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

BenefitNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%13.3%13.5%

Stragglethorpe rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Stragglethorpe and North Kesteven?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in North Kesteven including Stragglethorpe. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell6034
Bassingham and Brant Broughton5191
Billinghay, Martin and North Kyme5286
Bracebridge Heath and Waddington East10398
Cliff Villages5548
Eagle, Swinderby and Witham St Hughs7010
Heckington Rural5649
Heighington and Washingborough7210
Kirkby la Thorpe and South Kyme2490
Leasingham and Rauceby2050
North Hykeham Forum1916
North Hykeham Memorial3477
North Hykeham Mill6368
North Hykeham Moor2620
North Hykeham Witham2207
Sleaford Castle2769
Sleaford Holdingham3673
Sleaford Navigation2557
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham7791
Sleaford Westholme3014
Waddington West2475
North Kesteven Total118149

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

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