Socio-economic statistics for Anker, Leicestershire
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If you are thinking of moving to Anker 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 Anker to figures for Leicestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Anker is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Anker Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitNorth WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.9%10.3%13.5%

Anker Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
Owned34.9%34.5%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%35.5%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.4%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4%5.9%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%12.8%15.4%
Other1.1%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.2%1.3%

Anker General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
Very Good45.12%47.40%47.17%
Good34.84%34.80%34.22%
Fair14.07%12.92%13.12%
Bad4.60%3.80%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.09%1.25%

Anker 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.

GradeNorth WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
AB18.96%26.48%22.96%
C129.73%29.69%30.92%
C225.90%20.91%20.64%
DE25.41%22.92%25.49%

Anker Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Anker are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Anker 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 WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
United Kingdom97.1%91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.3%4.7%9.4%

Anker Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.3%5.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.1%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%9.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.740.939.3
Median Age434139

Anker Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Anker and are from the UK Census of 2011. Anker 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 WarwickshireWarwickshireEngland
No Qualifications27.9%21.6%22.5%
Level 115.3%12.9%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.4%12.4%
Level 419.8%28.8%27.4%
Other4.3%4.9%5.7%



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

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