Socio-economic statistics for Silloth, Cumbria

Socio-economic statistics for Silloth, Cumbria
Socio-economic statistics for Silloth, Cumbria

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

Silloth General Health Statistics

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

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

Silloth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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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%

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


Silloth Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Silloth are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Silloth 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%

Silloth Education Statistics

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

Silloth 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 Silloth 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%

Silloth Age Distribution Statistics

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

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

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