Socio-economic statistics for Cooling, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Cooling, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Cooling, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Cooling, Kent

Statistics

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

Cooling 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 Cooling 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. Cooling is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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

BenefitMedwayEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%13.5%

Cooling Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMedwayEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age37.739.3
Median Age3739

Cooling Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMedwayEngland
Owned28.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.8%32.8%
Shared1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented15.7%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Cooling Education Statistics

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

QualificationMedwayEngland
No Qualifications22.9%22.5%
Level 116.9%13.3%
Level 218.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 419.1%27.4%
Other5.3%5.7%

Cooling General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cooling. The percentage of residents in Cooling rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthMedwayEngland
Very Good45.72%47.17%
Good36.25%34.22%
Fair13.00%13.12%
Bad3.94%4.25%
Very Bad1.09%1.25%

Cooling Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMedwayEngland
United Kingdom89.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.4%9.4%

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

GradeMedwayEngland
AB16.54%22.96%
C131.99%30.92%
C225.35%20.64%
DE26.12%25.49%


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

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