Langside and Battlefield

The profiles on these pages provide a comprehensive overview of health and wellbeing in Glasgow. There are 60 profiles in total, covering Glasgow as a whole, the three sub-sectors of the city (North East, North West and South Glasgow) and 56 neighbourhoods across the city. They highlight differences in health and life circumstances across the city for a range of indicators organised under broad themes: population; cultural factors; environment and transport; socioeconomic factors; education; poverty; and health. The profiles are intended to be a resource for local communities and to inform action at neighbourhood level.

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Langside and Battlefield

Children and Young People's Profile

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Langside and Battlefield has a population of 2,503 children and young people (aged 0-24 years).

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Neighbourhood Comparisons with Glasgow

The proportion of school age children in Langside and Battlefield is markedly lower than Glasgow as a whole.  20% of under 25s are from a minority ethnic group.  46% of children live within 400m of green space.  The neighbourhood has fewer referrals to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (-58%), offenders (-28%) and children in poverty (-39%) than in Glasgow overall.  S4 pupil attainment is higher (+12%) than the Glasgow average but more 16-19 year olds are not in employment, education or training (+88%).  Communication delay in young children is on a par with the Glasgow average but likely development difficulties in pre-school children are lower than average (-38%).

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Neighbourhood Trends

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The number of 18-24 year olds in Langside and Battlefield has decreased by 14% since 2011, while the numbers of 0-4 and 5-11 year olds have increased by 14% and 24%, respectively.  Healthy life expectancy for males is approximately 5 years higher than Glasgow as a whole and 7 years higher for females.

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Pupil attainment in Langside and Battlefield is higher than the Glasgow average, while child poverty and P1 obesity levels are lower.  Although considerably fewer children than average live in proximity to green space, primary school children are more likely to walk to school.  Secondary school attendance and the proportion of children and young people from minority ethnic groups are higher than Glasgow overall while the proportion of referrals to children and adolescent mental health services is lower.

There is a downloadable document providing detailed notes and definitions on the information presented in this profile.

There is a downloadable Excel workbook containing the data used in all of the profiles. This workbook also includes alternative output formats and further breakdowns of some of the variables.