If you are thinking of moving to Sunk Island 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 Sunk Island to figures for East Riding of Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sunk Island is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Sunk Island Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Sunk Island as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Sunk Island is also older than the average, making Sunk Island a older persons location.
|Age||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Sunk Island 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.
|Grade||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sunk Island Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sunk Island are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sunk Island 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.
|Country||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||9.4%|
Sunk Island Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sunk Island and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sunk Island Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Sunk Island has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Sunk Island is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.8%||8.3%|
Sunk Island Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Sunk Island 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Sunk Island than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||13.5%|
Sunk Island General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Sunk Island. The percentage of residents in Sunk Island rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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