Cowan Bridge, Lancashire

Statistics

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

Cowan Bridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cowan Bridge 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.

BenefitLancasterLancashireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.3%14.3%13.5%

Cowan Bridge 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.

GradeLancasterLancashireEngland
AB21.02%20.16%22.96%
C130.05%30.05%30.92%
C223.00%22.60%20.64%
DE25.93%27.19%25.49%

Cowan Bridge General Health Statistics

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

HealthLancasterLancashireEngland
Very Good46.67%45.95%47.17%
Good33.84%33.66%34.22%
Fair13.70%14.14%13.12%
Bad4.49%4.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.30%1.38%1.25%

Cowan Bridge Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cowan Bridge as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Cowan Bridge is younger than the Lancashire average.

AgeLancasterLancashireEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.2%9.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%18.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.9%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%9.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.240.539.3
Median Age404139

Cowan Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureLancasterLancashireEngland
Owned36.1%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage33%35.3%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.3%4.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.7%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented17.1%13.7%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Cowan Bridge Immigration Statistics

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

CountryLancasterLancashireEngland
United Kingdom92.7%93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.8%4.1%9.4%

Cowan Bridge Education Statistics

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

QualificationLancasterLancashireEngland
No Qualifications20.6%23.6%22.5%
Level 111.4%13%13.3%
Level 215.2%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.5%3.6%
Level 317.5%13.6%12.4%
Level 427.2%25%27.4%
Other4.4%4.5%5.7%



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

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