If you are thinking of moving to Mile Cross 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 Mile Cross to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Mile Cross is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Mile Cross General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Mile Cross. The percentage of residents in Mile Cross rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Mile Cross Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Mile Cross and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Mile Cross 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.
Mile Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Mile Cross come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Mile Cross is both higher than the average for Norfolk and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.4%||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.1%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||16.4%||13.2%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Mile Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Mile Cross has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Mile Cross is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||25.2%||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.4%||8.6%||8.3%|
Mile Cross Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Mile Cross are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.5%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||7.8%||3.6%||9.4%|
Mile Cross Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Mile Cross as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Mile Cross is older than the Norfolk average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.7%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.4%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.8%||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||15.4%||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||9.7%||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.2%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||15.9%||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.9%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||7%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.1%||7.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.5%||3%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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