Socio-economic statistics for Lower East Carleton, Norfolk

Socio-economic statistics for Lower East Carleton, Norfolk
Socio-economic statistics for Lower East Carleton, Norfolk

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

Lower East Carleton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth NorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4339.3
Median Age4539

Lower East Carleton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower East Carleton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower East Carleton 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.

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CountrySouth NorfolkEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%9.4%

Lower East Carleton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth NorfolkEngland
Social Rented (Council)2.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.6%8.3%
Private Rented10%15.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Lower East Carleton 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.

GradeSouth NorfolkEngland

Lower East Carleton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth NorfolkEngland
No Qualifications22.6%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 217.1%15.2%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 427%27.4%

Lower East Carleton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth NorfolkEngland
Very Good46.35%47.17%
Very Bad1.02%1.25%

Lower East Carleton 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 Lower East Carleton 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 Lower East Carleton is both lower than the average for Norfolk 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 Lower East Carleton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%13.2%13.5%

Lower East Carleton rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Lower East Carleton and South Norfolk?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Norfolk including Lower East Carleton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Beck Vale, Dickleburgh & Scole6538
Bressingham & Burston3338
Central Wymondham5643
Diss & Roydon11344
Ditchingham & Earsham6470
Hingham & Deopham3119
Loddon & Chedgrave5803
Mulbarton & Stoke Holy Cross9329
New Costessey6200
Newton Flotman3104
North Wymondham6343
Old Costessey10883
Poringland, Framinghams & Trowse8001
South Wymondham5794
South Norfolk Total143066

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

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