If you are thinking of moving to Duddon Bridge 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 Duddon Bridge to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Duddon Bridge is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Duddon Bridge General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Duddon Bridge. The percentage of residents in Duddon Bridge rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Duddon Bridge rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Duddon Bridge is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Duddon Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Duddon Bridge has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Duddon Bridge is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||7.1%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.4%||9.5%||8.3%|
Duddon Bridge 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. Duddon Bridge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Duddon Bridge Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Duddon Bridge as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.2%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.6%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.3%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.5%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.6%||2.3%|
Duddon Bridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Duddon Bridge 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.4%||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.8%||13.2%||13.5%|
Duddon Bridge Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Duddon Bridge are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Duddon Bridge 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||0.2%||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.7%||1.9%||9.4%|
Duddon Bridge Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Duddon Bridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Duddon Bridge 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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