If you are thinking of moving to Cotes 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 Cotes to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cotes is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Cotes Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||6.8%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.6%||9.5%||8.3%|
Cotes Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cotes are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cotes 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||0.3%||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.1%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||1.9%||9.4%|
Cotes General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cotes. The percentage of residents in Cotes rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Cotes Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Cotes as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cotes is also older than the Cumbria average, making Cotes a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.3%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.2%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.4%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.1%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.9%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.5%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.7%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.1%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.6%||2.3%|
Cotes 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.
Cotes 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 Cotes 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.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cotes 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 Cotes is both lower than the average for Cumbria 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 Cotes than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.1%||13.2%||13.5%|
Cotes Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cotes and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cotes 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. Cotes also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cotes are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.