If you are thinking of moving to Copton 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 Copton to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Copton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Copton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Copton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Copton 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.
Copton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Copton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Copton 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.4%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.8%||5.4%||9.4%|
Copton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Copton as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Copton is younger than the Kent average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.8%||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.5%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.1%||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.2%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.3%||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.4%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.5%||2.3%|
Copton 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 Copton 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. Copton is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Copton 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.3%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.9%||12.6%||13.5%|
Copton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Copton. The percentage of residents in Copton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Copton rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Copton is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Copton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Copton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Copton is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.2%||5.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.1%||8.1%||8.3%|
Copton 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. Copton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.