Socio-economic statistics for Ackenthwaite, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Ackenthwaite, Cumbria
Socio-economic statistics for Ackenthwaite, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Ackenthwaite, Cumbria

Statistics

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

Ackenthwaite 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.

GradeSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
AB24.97%18.57%22.96%
C127.39%26.00%30.92%
C226.47%26.76%20.64%
DE21.17%28.68%25.49%

Ackenthwaite Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%5.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.5%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246%7.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%18.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.9%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.5%7.6%6%
Age 65 to 7412.7%11.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.1%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age45.442.939.3
Median Age484439

Ackenthwaite Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
Owned44.7%39.2%30.6%
Mortgage28.3%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.8%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%9.5%8.3%
Private Rented12.5%11.3%15.4%
Other1.7%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.9%1.6%1.3%

Ackenthwaite General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
Very Good46.75%45.02%47.17%
Good35.10%34.57%34.22%
Fair13.62%14.40%13.12%
Bad3.57%4.72%4.25%
Very Bad0.96%1.30%1.25%

Ackenthwaite Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ackenthwaite and are from the UK Census of 2011. Ackenthwaite has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Ackenthwaite also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Ackenthwaite are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
No Qualifications18.9%24.2%22.5%
Level 112%13.6%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%5.4%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.3%12.4%
Level 433.4%24.6%27.4%
Other3.9%4%5.7%

Ackenthwaite Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
United Kingdom95.2%96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%1.9%9.4%

Ackenthwaite Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ackenthwaite 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 Ackenthwaite is both lower than the average for Cumbria 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 Ackenthwaite than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth LakelandCumbriaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%13.2%13.5%


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

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