If you are thinking of moving to Walton-le-Dale 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 Walton-le-Dale to figures for Lancashire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Walton-le-Dale is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Walton-le-Dale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Walton-le-Dale 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 Walton-le-Dale is both lower than the average for Lancashire 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 Walton-le-Dale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2%||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.9%||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||14.3%||13.5%|
Walton-le-Dale Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Walton-le-Dale and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Walton-le-Dale 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.
Walton-le-Dale General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Walton-le-Dale. The percentage of residents in Walton-le-Dale rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Walton-le-Dale rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Walton-le-Dale is generally better than in the average person in England.
Walton-le-Dale Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Walton-le-Dale as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Walton-le-Dale is also older than the Lancashire average, making Walton-le-Dale a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8%||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.8%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20%||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.7%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.8%||9.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.8%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.4%||2.3%|
Walton-le-Dale Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Walton-le-Dale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Walton-le-Dale 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.4%||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||4.1%||9.4%|
Walton-le-Dale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Walton-le-Dale has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Walton-le-Dale is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||0.8%||4.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.7%||7.9%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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