Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Great Sankey 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.

GradeWarringtonEngland
AB25.02%22.96%
C131.46%30.92%
C219.41%20.64%
DE24.10%25.49%

Great Sankey Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWarringtonEngland
Owned32%30.6%
Mortgage39.6%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Great Sankey Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWarringtonEngland
United Kingdom94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

Great Sankey Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Great Sankey 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.

BenefitWarringtonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13%13.5%

Great Sankey General Health Statistics

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

HealthWarringtonEngland
Very Good49.81%47.17%
Good32.75%34.22%
Fair12.09%13.12%
Bad4.19%4.25%
Very Bad1.17%1.25%

Great Sankey Education Statistics

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

QualificationWarringtonEngland
No Qualifications20.7%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 427.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Great Sankey Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWarringtonEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age4039



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

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