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

Thornton-le-Moors Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Thornton-le-Moors and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationCheshire West and ChesterEngland
No Qualifications21%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.6%
Level 312.9%12.4%
Level 429.4%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Thornton-le-Moors Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Thornton-le-Moors as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Thornton-le-Moors is also older than the average, making Thornton-le-Moors a older persons location.

AgeCheshire West and ChesterEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.339.3
Median Age4239

Thornton-le-Moors General Health Statistics

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

HealthCheshire West and ChesterEngland
Very Good48.47%47.17%
Good33.06%34.22%
Fair12.93%13.12%
Bad4.33%4.25%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Thornton-le-Moors Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCheshire West and ChesterEngland
Owned34.7%30.6%
Mortgage36%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Thornton-le-Moors Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Thornton-le-Moors are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Thornton-le-Moors 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.

CountryCheshire West and ChesterEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Thornton-le-Moors 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.

GradeCheshire West and ChesterEngland
AB25.78%22.96%
C129.47%30.92%
C219.77%20.64%
DE24.97%25.49%

Thornton-le-Moors Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Thornton-le-Moors 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.

BenefitCheshire West and ChesterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.7%13.5%


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

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