If you are thinking of moving to Cranbrook 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 Cranbrook to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cranbrook is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Cranbrook Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cranbrook are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cranbrook 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||0.6%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.4%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.9%||5.4%||9.4%|
Cranbrook Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Cranbrook as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Cranbrook is younger than the Kent average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.1%||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.7%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.3%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.1%||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.1%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.4%||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.5%||2.3%|
Cranbrook Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cranbrook and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cranbrook 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. Cranbrook also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cranbrook are better educated than the average England citizen.
Cranbrook Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Cranbrook has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Cranbrook is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.2%||5.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||14%||8.1%||8.3%|
Cranbrook 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. Cranbrook has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Cranbrook Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cranbrook 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 Cranbrook is both lower than the average for Kent 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 Cranbrook than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.1%||12.6%||13.5%|
Cranbrook General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cranbrook. The percentage of residents in Cranbrook rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Cranbrook rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Cranbrook is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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