Swallow, Lincolnshire

Statistics

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

Swallow Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom95.9%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2%2.4%9.4%

Swallow General Health Statistics

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

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HealthWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Very Good44.03%43.02%47.17%
Good35.94%35.96%34.22%
Fair14.68%15.13%13.12%
Bad4.25%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.11%1.30%1.25%

Swallow Education Statistics

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

QualificationWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications23%26.1%22.5%
Level 113.9%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.6%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.1%4.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.3%12.4%
Level 425.3%21.3%27.4%
Other4.2%5.5%5.7%

Swallow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Owned38.2%36%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%32.6%32.8%
Shared1%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.7%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%13.8%15.4%
Other1.7%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%1.3%

Swallow 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.

GradeWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
AB21.16%17.93%22.96%
C129.16%28.67%30.92%
C225.69%24.74%20.64%
DE23.98%28.66%25.49%

Swallow Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.9%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.142.539.3
Median Age454439

Swallow 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 Swallow 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. Swallow 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 Swallow 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.

BenefitWest LindseyLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%13.3%13.5%


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

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