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

Swanside General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Swanside. The percentage of residents in Swanside rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Swanside rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Swanside is generally worse than in the average person in England.

Very Good46.73%47.17%
Very Bad2.08%1.25%

Swanside 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. Swanside has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Swanside Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Swanside has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Swanside 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)4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)23.1%8.3%
Private Rented21.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Swanside Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications28.7%22.5%
Level 112.5%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Level 315.2%12.4%
Level 422.4%27.4%

Swanside Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom90.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%9.4%

Swanside Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Swanside 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 Swanside is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Swanside than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.9%13.5%

Swanside Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 747.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age37.739.3
Median Age3539

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

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