Socio-economic statistics for Cruwys Morchard, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Cruwys Morchard, Devon
Socio-economic statistics for Cruwys Morchard, Devon

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

Cruwys Morchard 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.

GradeMid DevonEngland

Cruwys Morchard Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeMid DevonEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age42.339.3
Median Age4439

Cruwys Morchard 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. Cruwys Morchard is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cruwys Morchard 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Cruwys Morchard is both lower than the average for Devon 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 Cruwys Morchard than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMid DevonDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.1%10.8%13.5%

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

Cruwys Morchard Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cruwys Morchard and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cruwys Morchard has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationMid DevonEngland
No Qualifications22.7%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 217.1%15.2%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 426.4%27.4%

Cruwys Morchard Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMid DevonEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Cruwys Morchard Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMid DevonEngland
Social Rented (Council)8.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.9%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Cruwys Morchard General Health Statistics

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

HealthMid DevonEngland
Very Good46.64%47.17%
Very Bad0.96%1.25%

What is the population of Cruwys Morchard and Mid Devon?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Mid Devon including Cruwys Morchard. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Clare and Shuttern3615
Cullompton North4449
Cullompton Outer2752
Cullompton South4432
Lower Culm5958
Sandford and Creedy3358
Taw Vale1721
Upper Culm4438
Upper Yeo1788
Mid Devon Total83290

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

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