Socio-economic statistics for Town of Lowton, St Helens

Socio-economic statistics for Town of Lowton, St Helens
Socio-economic statistics for Town of Lowton, St Helens

Socio-economic statistics for Town of Lowton, St Helens

Statistics

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

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

GradeSt. HelensEngland
AB15.86%22.96%
C128.08%30.92%
C222.64%20.64%
DE33.42%25.49%

Town of Lowton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSt. HelensEngland
Owned33.3%30.6%
Mortgage34%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.5%8.3%
Private Rented9.3%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Town of Lowton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSt. HelensEngland
No Qualifications27.9%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 420.9%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Town of Lowton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSt. HelensEngland
Very Good44.85%47.17%
Good31.93%34.22%
Fair14.94%13.12%
Bad6.48%4.25%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

Town of Lowton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Town of Lowton 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 Town of Lowton 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 Town of Lowton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitSt. HelensEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.2%13.5%

Town of Lowton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSt. HelensEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6%
Age 65 to 7410%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age40.739.3
Median Age4139

Town of Lowton Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySt. HelensEngland
United Kingdom97.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%



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

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