Socio-economic statistics for Pondersbridge, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Pondersbridge, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Pondersbridge, Cambridgeshire

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

Pondersbridge 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Pondersbridge 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.3%8.7%13.5%

Pondersbridge Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pondersbridge are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom91.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Pondersbridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)2.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Pondersbridge Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pondersbridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pondersbridge 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 Qualifications31.2%22.5%
Level 115.6%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Level 310.4%12.4%
Level 414.9%27.4%

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


Pondersbridge General Health Statistics

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

Very Good39.45%47.17%
Very Bad1.36%1.25%

Pondersbridge Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 7410.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age42.139.3
Median Age4339

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

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