If you are thinking of moving to Iron 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 Iron Bridge to figures for Cambridgeshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Iron Bridge is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Iron Bridge Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Iron Bridge are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||5.8%||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||7.8%||9.4%|
Iron Bridge Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Iron Bridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Iron 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.
Iron 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. Iron Bridge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Iron Bridge Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Iron Bridge as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Iron Bridge is also older than the Cambridgeshire average, making Iron Bridge a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||9.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.7%||21.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.3%||19.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.6%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%||2.3%|
Iron Bridge General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Iron Bridge. The percentage of residents in Iron Bridge rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Iron Bridge rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Iron Bridge is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Iron Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Iron Bridge has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Iron Bridge is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.2%||6.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.2%||9.1%||8.3%|
Iron Bridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Iron 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%||1.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.3%||8.7%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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