Socio-economic statistics for Cangate, Norfolk

Socio-economic statistics for Cangate, Norfolk
Socio-economic statistics for Cangate, Norfolk

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

Cangate Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth NorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.1%5.6%
Age 10 to144.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4414.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 649.1%6%
Age 65 to 7414.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 8410.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.1%2.3%
Mean Age47.539.3
Median Age5139

Cangate 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 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. Cangate is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cangate 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Cangate is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitNorth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.4%13.2%13.5%

Cangate General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth NorfolkEngland
Very Good38.92%47.17%
Good37.77%34.22%
Fair17.15%13.12%
Bad4.77%4.25%
Very Bad1.39%1.25%

Cangate Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth NorfolkEngland
Owned45.8%30.6%
Mortgage24.3%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.4%8.3%
Private Rented13%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%

Cangate Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cangate and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cangate 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 NorfolkEngland
No Qualifications27.5%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.6%
Level 310.5%12.4%
Level 422.3%27.4%
Other4.7%5.7%

Cangate Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cangate are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cangate 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 NorfolkEngland
United Kingdom95.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%9.4%

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

GradeNorth NorfolkEngland
AB17.54%22.96%
C127.14%30.92%
C228.57%20.64%
DE26.74%25.49%


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


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