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

Carshalton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSuttonEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 430.1%27.4%
Other6.3%5.7%

Carshalton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSuttonEngland
Owned28.6%30.6%
Mortgage39.4%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.9%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free0.7%1.3%

Carshalton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Carshalton 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. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Carshalton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSuttonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%13.5%

Carshalton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSuttonEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 747.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age38.339.3
Median Age3839

Carshalton 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.

GradeSuttonEngland
AB25.01%22.96%
C135.89%30.92%
C221.06%20.64%
DE18.04%25.49%

Carshalton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSuttonEngland
Very Good48.74%47.17%
Good35.53%34.22%
Fair11.64%13.12%
Bad3.19%4.25%
Very Bad0.90%1.25%

Carshalton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Carshalton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Carshalton has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountrySuttonEngland
United Kingdom80.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.2%3.7%
Outside the EU14.4%9.4%



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

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