Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Castle Carrock Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCarlisleCumbriaEngland
Owned34.7%39.2%30.6%
Mortgage33.6%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.7%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%9.5%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%11.3%15.4%
Other1.4%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%1.3%

Castle Carrock Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCarlisleCumbriaEngland
United Kingdom95.1%96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%1.9%9.4%

Castle Carrock General Health Statistics

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

HealthCarlisleCumbriaEngland
Very Good45.19%45.02%47.17%
Good34.87%34.57%34.22%
Fair13.98%14.40%13.12%
Bad4.62%4.72%4.25%
Very Bad1.34%1.30%1.25%

Castle Carrock Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Castle Carrock 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.

BenefitCarlisleCumbriaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.8%13.2%13.5%

Castle Carrock Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Castle Carrock as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Castle Carrock is younger than the Cumbria average.

AgeCarlisleCumbriaEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%7.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.1%18.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%7.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%11.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.342.939.3
Median Age424439

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

GradeCarlisleCumbriaEngland
AB15.66%18.57%22.96%
C127.37%26.00%30.92%
C225.07%26.76%20.64%
DE31.91%28.68%25.49%

Castle Carrock Education Statistics

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

QualificationCarlisleCumbriaEngland
No Qualifications24.9%24.2%22.5%
Level 114.8%13.6%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%5.4%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.3%12.4%
Level 422.2%24.6%27.4%
Other4.6%4%5.7%



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

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