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

Cowling, Craven Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cowling, Craven are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cowling, Craven 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.

CountryCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.9%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%3.2%9.4%

Cowling, Craven Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cowling, Craven as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cowling, Craven is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Cowling, Craven a older persons location.

AgeCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.6%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.542.839.3
Median Age474439

Cowling, Craven Education Statistics

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

QualificationCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications20.3%20.8%22.5%
Level 111.7%12.7%13.3%
Level 215.7%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 431.8%29.2%27.4%
Other3.7%4.6%5.7%

Cowling, Craven Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned42.3%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage30.8%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.7%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented13.7%14.3%15.4%
Other1.7%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.9%1.3%

Cowling, Craven Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cowling, Craven 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 Cowling, Craven is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Cowling, Craven than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%9.4%13.5%

Cowling, Craven 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.

GradeCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
AB26.65%24.08%22.96%
C128.54%30.21%30.92%
C225.69%23.78%20.64%
DE19.12%21.93%25.49%

Cowling, Craven General Health Statistics

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

HealthCravenNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good47.62%47.72%47.17%
Good34.56%34.48%34.22%
Fair13.33%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.56%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%0.99%1.25%


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

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