Cowlam, East Riding of Yorkshire

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

Cowlam Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications23.4%22.5%
Level 113%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 425.9%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Cowlam General Health Statistics

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

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HealthEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Very Good45.19%47.17%
Good34.97%34.22%
Fair14.46%13.12%
Bad4.15%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%

Cowlam 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 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 Cowlam 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Cowlam than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11%13.5%

Cowlam rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Cowlam Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Owned39.2%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)1.8%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Cowlam 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.

GradeEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
AB22.43%22.96%
C130.40%30.92%
C224.66%20.64%
DE22.52%25.49%

Cowlam Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

Cowlam Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.1%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4539

What is the population of Cowlam and East Riding of Yorkshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Riding of Yorkshire including Cowlam. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Beverley Rural14078
Bridlington Central and Old Town11025
Bridlington North13054
Bridlington South14671
Cottingham North8047
Cottingham South9643
Dale18125
Driffield and Rural15369
East Wolds and Coastal14547
Goole North11528
Goole South11157
Hessle15359
Howden5277
Howdenshire15283
Mid Holderness13769
Minster and Woodmansey16490
North Holderness10579
Pocklington Provincial18026
Snaith, Airmyn, Rawcliffe and Marshland9803
South East Holderness14927
South Hunsley10569
South West Holderness14412
St Mary's16211
Tranby10336
Willerby and Kirk Ella13727
Wolds Weighton17189
East Riding of Yorkshire Total343201



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


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