Socio-economic statistics for Carlton Colville, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Carlton Colville, Suffolk

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Carlton Colville in East Suffolk from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Carlton Colville older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Carlton Colville and East Suffolk? Is Carlton Colville an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Carlton Colville Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Carlton Colville.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

Carlton Colville Health Statistics

Carlton Colville has a lower proportion of residents (very_good_pc-$ward_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Carlton Colville 45.67% 36.89% 13.05% 3.58% 0.82%
East Suffolk 43.33% 35.97% 14.98% 4.53% 1.2%
East 48.28% 34.64% 12.5% 3.58% 1%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Carlton Colville Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Carlton Colville residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Carlton Colville to the national average for England.
Level Carlton Colville England
No Qualifications 17.13% 18.08%
Level 1 11.22% 9.69%
Level 2 17.38% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 7.87% 5.32%
Level 3 21.57% 16.92%
Level 4 22.47% 33.92%

How many residents own or rent their home in Carlton Colville and East Suffolk

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Carlton Colville either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 78.08 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 21.92 of Carlton Colville residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Carlton Colville 78.08% 21.92%
East Suffolk 68.88% 31.12%
East 65.23% 34.77%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Carlton Colville has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Carlton Colville compared to other wards in East Suffolk

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Rushmere St Andrew 92.42% 7.58%
2 Carlford & Fynn Valley 80.59% 19.41%
3 Martlesham & Purdis Farm 80.3% 19.7%
4 Carlton Colville 78.08% 21.92%
5 Orwell & Villages 77.17% 22.83%
6 Kesgrave 76.68% 23.32%
7 Oulton Broad 76.65% 23.35%
8 Lothingland (East Suffolk) 76.54% 23.46%
9 Southwold 71.98% 28.02%
10 Wrentham, Wangford & Westleton 71.66% 28.34%
11 Melton 71.45% 28.55%
12 Eastern Felixstowe 71.26% 28.74%
13 Framlingham 71.11% 28.89%
14 Kessingland 70.93% 29.07%
15 Carlton & Whitton 70.43% 29.57%
16 Halesworth & Blything 70.23% 29.77%
17 Kelsale & Yoxford 70.19% 29.81%
18 Rendlesham & Orford 69.83% 30.17%
19 Wickham Market 69.07% 30.93%
20 Deben 68.73% 31.27%
21 Bungay & Wainford 68.13% 31.87%
22 Beccles & Worlingham 67.82% 32.18%
23 Woodbridge 67.76% 32.24%
24 Gunton & St Margarets 67.19% 32.81%
25 Aldeburgh & Leiston 66.59% 33.41%
26 Kirkley & Pakefield 59.96% 40.04%
27 Saxmundham 59.27% 40.73%
28 Western Felixstowe 57.16% 42.84%
29 Harbour & Normanston 43.31% 56.69%
Carlton Colville is ranked 4 out of 29 wards in East Suffolk for the percentage of home owners.

Carlton Colville & East Suffolk Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Carlton Colville in the East Suffolk local area district.

Carlton Colville has a lower rate of immigrants than East Suffolk, the East of England region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Carlton Colville 96.88% 3.12%
East Suffolk 94.04% 5.96%
East 85.09% 14.91%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Carlton Colville compared to other wards in East Suffolk

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Eastern Felixstowe 90.6% 9.4%
2 Kesgrave 91.38% 8.62%
3 Western Felixstowe 91.73% 8.27%
4 Rushmere St Andrew 91.92% 8.08%
5 Deben 91.95% 8.05%
6 Martlesham & Purdis Farm 92.06% 7.94%
7 Rendlesham & Orford 92.42% 7.58%
8 Woodbridge 92.51% 7.49%
9 Harbour & Normanston 93.05% 6.95%
10 Bungay & Wainford 93.39% 6.61%
11 Aldeburgh & Leiston 93.66% 6.34%
12 Framlingham 93.76% 6.24%
13 Melton 94.03% 5.97%
14 Saxmundham 94.07% 5.93%
15 Kirkley & Pakefield 94.13% 5.87%
16 Orwell & Villages 94.29% 5.71%
17 Southwold 94.3% 5.7%
18 Wrentham, Wangford & Westleton 94.81% 5.19%
19 Carlford & Fynn Valley 95.01% 4.99%
20 Kelsale & Yoxford 95.17% 4.83%
21 Wickham Market 95.2% 4.8%
22 Lothingland 95.63% 4.37%
23 Halesworth & Blything 95.9% 4.1%
24 Beccles & Worlingham 95.98% 4.02%
25 Carlton & Whitton 96.42% 3.58%
26 Gunton & St Margarets 96.48% 3.52%
27 Oulton Broad 96.49% 3.51%
28 Kessingland 96.86% 3.14%
29 Carlton Colville 96.88% 3.12%
'; Carlton Colville is ranked 29 out of 29 wards in East Suffolk for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Carlton Colville Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of East Suffolk.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
East Suffolk 2.7% -0.5%
East of England 3% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Carlton Colville on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Carlton Colville.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 58.22%
In Part-Time Work 30.87%
Unemployed 3.54%
69.13% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Carlton Colville

What are the occupations of the residents of Carlton Colville?

The largest employment sector in Carlton Colville is Skilled Trades. The smallest employment sector is Process Plant & Machine Operatives.
Sector Proportion
Skilled Trades 14.31%
Professional Occupations 13.63%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 12.48%
Associate Professional & Technical 11.97%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 11.28%
Administrative & Secretarial 9.6%
Elementary Occupations 8.79%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 8.55%

What is the population of Carlton Colville and East Suffolk?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Suffolk including Carlton Colville. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
East Suffolk Total 0



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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