Socio-economic statistics for Blue Anchor, Cornwall

Socio-economic statistics for Blue Anchor, Cornwall
Socio-economic statistics for Blue Anchor, Cornwall

Socio-economic statistics for Blue Anchor, Cornwall

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

Blue Anchor Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCornwallEngland
United Kingdom95.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Blue Anchor Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCornwallEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.339.3
Median Age4539

Blue Anchor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCornwallEngland
Owned40%30.6%
Mortgage28.8%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Other2%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Blue Anchor 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. Blue Anchor has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCornwallEngland
AB18.33%22.96%
C128.65%30.92%
C227.23%20.64%
DE25.79%25.49%

Blue Anchor Education Statistics

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

QualificationCornwallEngland
No Qualifications22.4%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 217.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 425%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Blue Anchor Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Blue Anchor and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Blue Anchor is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Blue Anchor are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitCornwallEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%13.5%

Blue Anchor General Health Statistics

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

HealthCornwallEngland
Very Good45.23%47.17%
Good33.59%34.22%
Fair14.88%13.12%
Bad4.87%4.25%
Very Bad1.43%1.25%


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

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