Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Southrey Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom94.8%92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.6%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%2.4%9.4%

Southrey General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Very Good45.99%43.02%47.17%
Good35.11%35.96%34.22%
Fair13.86%15.13%13.12%
Bad3.90%4.60%4.25%
Very Bad1.14%1.30%1.25%

Southrey Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Southrey as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%20.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.5%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.742.539.3
Median Age444439

Southrey Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications21.7%26.1%22.5%
Level 113.8%14.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%4.2%3.6%
Level 313.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 425.4%21.3%27.4%
Other4.2%5.5%5.7%

Southrey Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Owned37.2%36%30.6%
Mortgage37.1%32.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8%8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.2%5.5%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%13.8%15.4%
Other2.8%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%1.3%

Southrey 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.

GradeNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
AB21.80%17.93%22.96%
C133.67%28.67%30.92%
C223.84%24.74%20.64%
DE20.69%28.66%25.49%

Southrey Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Southrey 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 Southrey 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 Southrey than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth KestevenLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%13.3%13.5%


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

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