Socio-economic statistics for Foulbridge, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Foulbridge, Cumbria
Socio-economic statistics for Foulbridge, Cumbria

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

Foulbridge General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.19%47.17%
Very Bad1.34%1.25%

Foulbridge Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Foulbridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Foulbridge 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.

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No Qualifications24.9%22.5%
Level 114.8%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 422.2%27.4%

Foulbridge Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%9.4%

Foulbridge 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. Foulbridge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Foulbridge 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Foulbridge 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.8%13.2%13.5%

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

Foulbridge Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.339.3
Median Age4239

Foulbridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)2.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

What is the population of Foulbridge and Carlisle?

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

Belah & Kingmoor6808
Botcherby & Harraby North8635
Brampton & Fellside7890
Cathedral & Castle9357
Currock & Upperby8880
Dalston & Burgh7191
Denton Holme & Morton South9425
Harraby South & Parklands8818
Longtown & the Border7375
Newtown & Morton North9440
Sandsfield & Morton West8449
Stanwix & Houghton8502
Wetheral & Corby7754
Carlisle Total108524

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

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