Socio-economic statistics for Little Abington, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Little Abington, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Little Abington, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Little Abington, Cambridgeshire

Statistics

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

Little Abington 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. Little Abington has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
AB39.04%30.67%22.96%
C128.52%29.41%30.92%
C218.36%20.11%20.64%
DE14.07%19.80%25.49%

Little Abington 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 Little Abington 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Little Abington 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Little Abington is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire 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 Little Abington than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.4%8.7%13.5%

Little Abington rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Little Abington General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
Very Good52.46%49.41%47.17%
Good33.71%34.73%34.22%
Fair10.62%11.81%13.12%
Bad2.51%3.17%4.25%
Very Bad0.70%0.88%1.25%

Little Abington Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Little Abington are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountrySouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
United Kingdom88.9%86.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.7%5.4%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%7.8%9.4%

Little Abington Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%6.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.5%21.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.8%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.139.539.3
Median Age413939

Little Abington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
Owned34.6%31.9%30.6%
Mortgage35.6%34.1%32.8%
Shared2.1%1.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.1%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%9.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%14.3%15.4%
Other1.6%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.5%1.3%

Little Abington Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Little Abington and are from the UK Census of 2011. Little Abington 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. Little Abington also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Little Abington are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationSouth CambridgeshireCambridgeshireEngland
No Qualifications15.3%18.9%22.5%
Level 111.1%12.1%13.3%
Level 214.4%14.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.5%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.6%12.4%
Level 440.1%33%27.4%
Other4%5.4%5.7%



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

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