Socio-economic statistics for Maxey, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Maxey, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Maxey, Cambridgeshire

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

Maxey General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.26%47.17%
Very Bad1.13%1.25%

Maxey Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Maxey are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Maxey has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

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United Kingdom79.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.1%3.7%
Outside the EU9.9%9.4%

Maxey Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)6.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.1%8.3%
Private Rented17.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Maxey 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. Maxey is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.7%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.5%8.7%13.5%

Maxey rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Maxey 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. Maxey has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Maxey Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Maxey and are from the UK Census of 2011. Maxey 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 Qualifications25%22.5%
Level 115.4%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Level 310.8%12.4%
Level 420.2%27.4%

Maxey Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Maxey as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Maxey is also older than the average, making Maxey a older persons location.

Age 0 to 47.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.1%6%
Age 65 to 746.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age36.939.3
Median Age3539

What is the population of Maxey and Peterborough?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Peterborough including Maxey. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Eye, Thorney and Newborough8921
Fletton and Stanground10600
Fletton and Woodston10787
Glinton and Castor5940
Hampton Vale9933
Hargate and Hempsted6610
Orton Longueville10197
Orton Waterville8952
Paston and Walton10380
Stanground South9090
Peterborough Total202626

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

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