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

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


Calder Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Calder as a whole, is older than the national average.

Age 0 to 45.2%5.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%7.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.6%18.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.3%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%7.6%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%11.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.142.939.3
Median Age444439

Calder Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)7.1%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.4%9.5%8.3%
Private Rented7.6%11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%1.3%

Calder Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom97.1%96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%1.9%9.4%

Calder Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Calder 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.8%13.2%13.5%

Calder Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications27%24.2%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.6%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.9%15.2%
Level 312.4%12.3%12.4%
Level 421%24.6%27.4%

Calder General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.37%45.02%47.17%
Very Bad1.50%1.30%1.25%

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

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