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

Little Blencow Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Little Blencow are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Little Blencow 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 Kingdom96.6%96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.6%1.9%9.4%

Little Blencow General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Little Blencow. The percentage of residents in Little Blencow rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

Very Good46.06%45.02%47.17%
Very Bad0.90%1.30%1.25%

Little Blencow Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Little Blencow 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 Little Blencow 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 Little Blencow 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)1.6%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%13.2%13.5%

Little Blencow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)1.3%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.7%9.5%8.3%
Private Rented14%11.3%15.4%
Rent Free2.5%1.6%1.3%

Little Blencow 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 Blencow Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.5%5.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%7.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.3%7.6%6%
Age 65 to 7412%11.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%6.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age44.142.939.3
Median Age464439

Little Blencow Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications22.7%24.2%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.6%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.9%15.2%
Level 312%12.3%12.4%
Level 427.4%24.6%27.4%

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

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