Area Information for Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH

Shawfield Crescent in Law is in Scotland. The postcode is within the Clydesdale West ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Lanark and Hamilton East. The Scottish Parliament constituency is Clydesdale. This page combines information for the address Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of ML8 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Basic Information

Area Type Accessible Rural
Local Authority South Lanarkshire
Ward Clydesdale West
UK Parliamentary Constituency Lanark and Hamilton East
Scottish Parliament Constituency Clydesdale
Country Scotland


Nearby Locations

Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH:

Greenknowe Drive, Law, Carluke, ML8 5LE
Muir Street, Law, Carluke, ML8 5JJ
Station Road, Law, Carluke, ML8 5JA
Lawmuir Road, Law, Carluke, ML8 5JB
Station Road, Law, Carluke, ML8 5LN
Strath Peffer, Law, Carluke, ML8 5SQ

Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about ML8 as a whole.

About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.

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Housing Types Embed This

The area containing Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.

Housing Types
Detached 4
Semi-Detached 8
Terraced 56
Flat (Purpose-Built) 3
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 71
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland contains a higher than average level of social housing - 34% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 26
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 24
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 0
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 0
Total 71

Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 23
Two People 22
Three People 18
Four People 6
Five People 1
Six People 1
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 71

Social Grade Embed This

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 3
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 19
C2 - Skilled manual workers 15
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 19
Total 56

Gender Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Lanark and Hamilton East UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 48% male.

Gender
Male 75
Female 81
Total 156

Age Groups Embed This Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 5
5-7 1
8-9 6
10-14 16
15 6
16-17 4
18-19 0
20-24 8
25-29 14
30-44 24
45-59 34
60-64 17
65-74 12
75-84 7
85-89 1
90+ 1
Total 156

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode ML8 5JH does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 41
Married 49
Divorced 19
Separated 5
Widowed 8
Same Sex 0
Total 122

Health Embed This Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Health
Very Good 66
Good 55
Fair 25
Bad 10
Very Bad 0
Total 156

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

Shawfield Crescent and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 43% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.

The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.

Due to the way in which census data was collected in Scotland, former SCE Higher Grade, Highers, and Advanced Highers are grouped together as "Highers" in the data below.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 17
HNC, HND, SVQ level 4 or Equivalent 16
Scottish Highers, AS- or A-Level or Equivalent 8
Standard Grade, GCSE or Equivalent 28
No GCSEs or Equivalent 53
Total 122

Ethnic Group Embed This

This address (Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 98% so.

As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.

There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.

Ethnic Group
White 153
Mixed Ethnicity 1
Indian 1
Pakistani 1
Total 156

Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 83.3% of the resident population of Scotland were born in Scotland. The other groups were 8.7% English, 0.3% Welsh, 0.7% Northern Irish, 0.4% from the Republic of Ireland, 2.6% from other European Union countries, and 4% from outside of Europe.

Country of Birth
England 1
Wales 1
Scotland 151
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 1
European Union 1
Other 1
Total 156

Religion Embed This Back to Top

Scotland is primarily a Christian country, with 15.9% of residents Catholic, 37.9% other Christians, and 2.5% other religions. Approximately 36.7% of residents state that they have no religion or are Atheist, while 7% did not state their religious views.

Religion
Catholic 11
Other Christian 72
No Religion 58
Buddhist 0
Hindu 0
Jewish 0
Muslim 2
Sikh 0
Other Religion 0
Not Stated 13
Total 156

Economic Activity Embed This

This address within the Clydesdale West ward showed a higher than average concentration of retired residents - 20% of the resident population. On average, around 13.8% of census respondents were retired. While the UK has an aging population, less residents over 65 are choosing to retire than previously. Between the 2001 and 2011 census, the number of economically active 65-74 year olds almost doubled to 8.7% - an increase of some 413,000 people.

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 42
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 16
Self Employed 7
Unemployed 5
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6
Retired 23
Looking After Home or Family 5
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 8
Other 1
Total 113

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 2
Mining/Quarrying 2
Manufacturing 2
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 2
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 1
Construction 5
RetailInc. Wholesale 16
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 4
Accommodation and Food 5
Information and Communication 1
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 1
Administration 2
Education 4
HealthInc. Social Work 15
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 4
Total 66
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Below are the details of the closest services to Law. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for ML8 5JH.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH. The nearest railway station is Carluke, approximately 2 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Carluke 2 miles
Wishaw 2.2 miles
Shieldmuir 3.3 miles
Merryton 3.7 miles
Larkhall 3.7 miles
Cleland 3.8 miles
Hartwood 4.5 miles
Carfin 4.7 miles
Chatelherault 4.8 miles
Airbles 4.8 miles
Motherwell 5.1 miles
Holytown 5.5 miles
Shotts 5.7 miles
Hamilton Central 6.2 miles
Hamilton West 6.9 miles
Lanark 7 miles
Bellshill 7.1 miles
Fauldhouse 8.1 miles
Drumgelloch 8.3 miles
Blantyre 8.5 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH. The nearest is Law Primary School, approximately 580 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH. The nearest is Clyde Valley High School, approximately 1.4 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH. The nearest is Branchalwood Medical Practice, approximately 2.1 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Shawfield Crescent, Law, Carluke, Scotland, ML8 5JH. The nearest is University Hospital Wishaw , approximately 2.7 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
University Hospital Wishaw 2.7 miles
Roadmeetings Hospital 3.2 miles
Cleland Hospital 3.6 miles
Hartwoodhill Hospital 4.3 miles
Airbles Road Centre 4.4 miles
Strathclyde Hospital 5.1 miles
Stonehouse Hospital 5.9 miles
Beckford Lodge 6.8 miles
Lockhart Hospital 7.5 miles
Udston Hospital 7.7 miles

* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.

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Broadband in ML8 5JH

This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.

Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 32 reported internet connections.

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Average Download Speed 52Mbps
Maximum Download Speed Reported 80Mbps
Average Upload Speed 14Mbps
Maximum Upload Speed Reported 20Mbps
Superfast Broadband Available Yes

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Supplier Customer Rating
Plusnet 76.2%
Zen Internet 75.8%
Post Office 74%
EE Broadband 73.4%
NOW TV 70.8%
Vodafone 70%
Sky Digital 69.2%
BT Broadband 67.4%
Virgin Media 67.4%
TalkTalk 65.2%
 

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