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

Cotgrave General Health Statistics

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

HealthRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good51.91%44.80%47.17%
Good32.59%34.40%34.22%
Fair11.50%14.75%13.12%
Bad3.12%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.33%1.25%

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

GradeRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
AB39.19%21.25%22.96%
C131.78%29.09%30.92%
C215.12%23.04%20.64%
DE13.91%26.62%25.49%

Cotgrave Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom93.5%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%2.8%9.4%

Cotgrave Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cotgrave and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cotgrave 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. Cotgrave also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cotgrave are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications16.4%25.5%22.5%
Level 110.4%14%13.3%
Level 214.4%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%4.1%3.6%
Level 313.1%12.2%12.4%
Level 439%24%27.4%
Other3.4%4.4%5.7%

Cotgrave Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cotgrave 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 unemployment in Cotgrave is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire 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 Cotgrave than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.6%13.8%13.5%

Cotgrave Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cotgrave as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.241.139.3
Median Age424239

Cotgrave Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRushcliffeNottinghamshireEngland
Owned39.2%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.1%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%11.9%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%1.3%


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

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