If you are thinking of moving to St Bees 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 St Bees to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if St Bees is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
St Bees Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in St Bees 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.
|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%|
St Bees Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of St Bees are from the UK Census of 2011. Since St Bees 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%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.7%||1.9%||9.4%|
St Bees Age Distribution Statistics
The population of St Bees as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.2%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.6%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.3%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.5%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.6%||2.3%|
St Bees General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for St Bees. The percentage of residents in St Bees rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in St Bees rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of St Bees is generally worse than in the average person in England.
St Bees 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. St Bees has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
St Bees Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
St Bees has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that St Bees is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||7.1%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.4%||9.5%||8.3%|
St Bees Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of St Bees and are from the UK Census of 2011. St Bees 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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