Seaton, Cumbria

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

Seaton General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.48%47.17%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

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

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Seaton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)2.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)16.4%8.3%
Private Rented8.5%15.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Seaton Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.9%6%
Age 65 to 7411.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.139.3
Median Age4539

Seaton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Seaton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Seaton 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 Qualifications27%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 422.8%27.4%

Seaton 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 Seaton 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%

Seaton rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Seaton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Seaton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Seaton 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 Kingdom97.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

What is the population of Seaton and Allerdale?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Allerdale including Seaton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

All Saints5595
Allhallow & Waverton1880
Broughton St Bridgets3601
Crummock & Derwent Valley1844
Ellen & Gilcrux4074
Harrington & Salterbeck6113
Marsh & Wampool3796
Maryport North6066
Maryport South4240
Moorclose & Moss Bay7019
Seaton & Northside6324
Silloth & Solway Coast5873
St John's5863
St Michael's3618
Stainburn & Clifton3919
Wigton & Woodside6544
Allerdale Total97831

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

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