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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.

AgeEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.1%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4539

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.

GradeEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
AB22.43%22.96%
C130.40%30.92%
C224.66%20.64%
DE22.52%25.49%

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.

CountryEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%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.

QualificationEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications23.4%22.5%
Level 113%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 425.9%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

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.

TenureEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Owned39.2%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)1.8%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

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.

BenefitEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
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.

HealthEast Riding of YorkshireEngland
Very Good45.19%47.17%
Good34.97%34.22%
Fair14.46%13.12%
Bad4.15%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%


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

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