Socio-economic statistics for Carlton Green, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Carlton Green, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Carlton Green, Cambridgeshire

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

Carlton Green 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Carlton Green 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Carlton Green is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire 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 Carlton Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.4%8.7%13.5%

Carlton Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth CambridgeshireEngland
Owned34.6%30.6%
Mortgage35.6%32.8%
Shared2.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Carlton Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth CambridgeshireEngland
Very Good52.46%47.17%
Good33.71%34.22%
Fair10.62%13.12%
Bad2.51%4.25%
Very Bad0.70%1.25%

Carlton Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Carlton Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Carlton Green has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Carlton Green also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Carlton Green are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationSouth CambridgeshireEngland
No Qualifications15.3%22.5%
Level 111.1%13.3%
Level 214.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 440.1%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Carlton Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Carlton Green are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountrySouth CambridgeshireEngland
United Kingdom88.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%9.4%

Carlton Green 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. Carlton Green has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSouth CambridgeshireEngland
AB39.04%22.96%
C128.52%30.92%
C218.36%20.64%
DE14.07%25.49%

Carlton Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth CambridgeshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.139.3
Median Age4139



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



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