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

West Glen Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications21.6%26.1%22.5%
Level 113.8%14.1%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.3%12.4%
Level 425.6%21.3%27.4%
Other4.8%5.5%5.7%

West Glen Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in West Glen 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 West Glen is both lower than the average for Lincolnshire 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 West Glen than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%13.3%13.5%

West Glen 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.

GradeSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
AB23.21%17.93%22.96%
C129.41%28.67%30.92%
C223.32%24.74%20.64%
DE24.06%28.66%25.49%

West Glen Age Distribution Statistics

The population of West Glen as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of West Glen is younger than the Lincolnshire average.

AgeSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.2%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7410.3%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.842.539.3
Median Age434439

West Glen General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Very Good46.81%43.02%47.17%
Good35.13%35.96%34.22%
Fair13.28%15.13%13.12%
Bad3.74%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.04%1.30%1.25%

West Glen Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom93.2%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%2.4%9.4%

West Glen Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Owned33.6%36%30.6%
Mortgage35.8%32.6%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.4%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented13.3%13.8%15.4%
Other1.3%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.6%1.3%


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

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