If you are thinking of moving to Kirkby-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 Kirkby-in-Furness to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Kirkby-in-Furness is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Kirkby-in-Furness Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Kirkby-in-Furness 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. The rate of unemployment in Kirkby-in-Furness is both lower than the average for Cumbria 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 Kirkby-in-Furness than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.1%||13.2%||13.5%|
Kirkby-in-Furness Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||6.8%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.6%||9.5%||8.3%|
Kirkby-in-Furness Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Kirkby-in-Furness as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Kirkby-in-Furness is also older than the Cumbria average, making Kirkby-in-Furness a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.3%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.2%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.4%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.1%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.9%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.5%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.7%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.1%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.6%||2.3%|
Kirkby-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.
Kirkby-in-Furness Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kirkby-in-Furness and are from the UK Census of 2011. Kirkby-in-Furness has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Kirkby-in-Furness also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Kirkby-in-Furness are better educated than the average England citizen.
Kirkby-in-Furness General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Kirkby-in-Furness. The percentage of residents in Kirkby-in-Furness rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Kirkby-in-Furness Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kirkby-in-Furness are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Kirkby-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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.1%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||1.9%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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