Socio-economic statistics for Sandwith Newtown, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Sandwith Newtown, Cumbria
Socio-economic statistics for Sandwith Newtown, Cumbria

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

Sandwith Newtown Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCopelandEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age42.139.3
Median Age4439

Sandwith Newtown Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sandwith Newtown and are from the UK Census of 2011. Sandwith Newtown 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.

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QualificationCopelandEngland
No Qualifications27%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.9%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 421%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Sandwith Newtown Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sandwith Newtown are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sandwith Newtown 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.

CountryCopelandEngland
United Kingdom97.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%9.4%

Sandwith Newtown General Health Statistics

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

HealthCopelandEngland
Very Good44.37%47.17%
Good33.91%34.22%
Fair14.89%13.12%
Bad5.33%4.25%
Very Bad1.50%1.25%

Sandwith Newtown 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 Sandwith Newtown 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.

BenefitCopelandCumbriaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.8%13.2%13.5%

Sandwith Newtown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCopelandEngland
Owned37.1%30.6%
Mortgage33.9%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.4%8.3%
Private Rented7.6%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

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

GradeCopelandEngland
AB17.61%22.96%
C125.47%30.92%
C225.11%20.64%
DE31.81%25.49%


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


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