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

The Willows Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of The Willows are from the UK Census of 2011. Since The Willows 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 East LincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom95.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%9.4%

The Willows Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth East LincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications29.5%22.5%
Level 116.1%13.3%
Level 217.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%3.6%
Level 310.8%12.4%
Level 416.2%27.4%
Other4.9%5.7%

The Willows 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. The Willows has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNorth East LincolnshireEngland
AB11.64%22.96%
C124.85%30.92%
C224.32%20.64%
DE39.20%25.49%

The Willows Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth East LincolnshireEngland
Owned30.8%30.6%
Mortgage35.3%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%8.3%
Private Rented16.6%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

The Willows Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth East LincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

The Willows Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitNorth East LincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.6%13.5%

The Willows General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth East LincolnshireEngland
Very Good44.01%47.17%
Good35.04%34.22%
Fair14.90%13.12%
Bad4.70%4.25%
Very Bad1.35%1.25%


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

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