Socio-economic statistics for Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria
Socio-economic statistics for Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Dalton-In-Furness 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 Dalton-In-Furness to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Dalton-In-Furness is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Dalton-In-Furness Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Dalton-In-Furness and are from the UK Census of 2011. Dalton-In-Furness 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.

QualificationBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
No Qualifications25.4%24.2%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.6%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship9.2%5.4%3.6%
Level 313.7%12.3%12.4%
Level 419%24.6%27.4%
Other3.4%4%5.7%

Dalton-In-Furness 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. Dalton-In-Furness has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

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GradeBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
AB15.54%18.57%22.96%
C125.44%26.00%30.92%
C227.21%26.76%20.64%
DE31.81%28.68%25.49%

Dalton-In-Furness 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 Dalton-In-Furness 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. Dalton-In-Furness 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 Dalton-In-Furness 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 Dalton-In-Furness is both higher than the average for Cumbria and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Dalton-In-Furness than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.3%13.2%13.5%

Dalton-In-Furness Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Dalton-In-Furness are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Dalton-In-Furness 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.

CountryBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
United Kingdom97.1%96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%1.9%9.4%

Dalton-In-Furness Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Dalton-In-Furness as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Dalton-In-Furness is younger than the Cumbria average.

AgeBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%7.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%18.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%7.6%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%11.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.342.939.3
Median Age424439

Dalton-In-Furness General Health Statistics

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

HealthBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
Very Good42.75%45.02%47.17%
Good33.10%34.57%34.22%
Fair15.77%14.40%13.12%
Bad6.57%4.72%4.25%
Very Bad1.80%1.30%1.25%

Dalton-In-Furness Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBarrow-in-FurnessCumbriaEngland
Owned36.6%39.2%30.6%
Mortgage36.9%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.1%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.7%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.4%9.5%8.3%
Private Rented12.8%11.3%15.4%
Other1.4%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.6%1.3%


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

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