If you are thinking of moving to Sowerby Row 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 Sowerby Row to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sowerby Row is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Sowerby Row General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Sowerby Row. The percentage of residents in Sowerby Row rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Sowerby Row Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sowerby Row are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sowerby Row 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||1.6%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.6%||1.9%||9.4%|
Sowerby Row Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sowerby Row and are from the UK Census of 2011. Sowerby Row 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.
Sowerby Row 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.
Sowerby Row Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Sowerby Row as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Sowerby Row is also older than the Cumbria average, making Sowerby Row a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.5%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.4%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.5%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.5%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.3%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.2%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.6%||2.3%|
Sowerby Row Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1.3%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8.7%||9.5%||8.3%|
Sowerby Row Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Sowerby Row come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Sowerby Row is both lower than the average for Cumbria and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Sowerby Row than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.1%||13.2%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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