If you are thinking of moving to Scarness 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 Scarness to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Scarness is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Scarness 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. Scarness has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Scarness Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.7%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||16.4%||9.5%||8.3%|
Scarness Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Scarness and are from the UK Census of 2011. Scarness 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.
Scarness Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Scarness as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Scarness is also older than the Cumbria average, making Scarness a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.2%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.9%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.3%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.9%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.6%||2.3%|
Scarness Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Scarness are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Scarness 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.1%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.4%||1.9%||9.4%|
Scarness 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 Scarness 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 Scarness 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%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.3%||13.2%||13.5%|
Scarness General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Scarness. The percentage of residents in Scarness rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Scarness rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Scarness is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.