Socio-economic statistics for Plain-an-Gwarry, Cornwall

Socio-economic statistics for Plain-an-Gwarry, Cornwall
Socio-economic statistics for Plain-an-Gwarry, Cornwall

Socio-economic statistics for Plain-an-Gwarry, Cornwall


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

Plain-an-Gwarry Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Plain-an-Gwarry as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Plain-an-Gwarry is also older than the average, making Plain-an-Gwarry a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.339.3
Median Age4539

Plain-an-Gwarry Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Plain-an-Gwarry 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%13.5%

Plain-an-Gwarry Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Plain-an-Gwarry are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Plain-an-Gwarry 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 Kingdom95.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Plain-an-Gwarry Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Plain-an-Gwarry and are from the UK Census of 2011.

No Qualifications22.4%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 217.4%15.2%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 425%27.4%

Plain-an-Gwarry General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.23%47.17%
Very Bad1.43%1.25%

Plain-an-Gwarry Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Plain-an-Gwarry 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. Plain-an-Gwarry has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


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

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