If you are thinking of moving to Swaffham Prior 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 Swaffham Prior to figures for Cambridgeshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Swaffham Prior is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Swaffham Prior Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Swaffham Prior 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 Swaffham Prior than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.8%||1.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.3%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.1%||8.7%||13.5%|
Swaffham Prior 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. Swaffham Prior has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Swaffham Prior Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Swaffham Prior has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Swaffham Prior is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.3%||6.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||13%||9.1%||8.3%|
Swaffham Prior General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Swaffham Prior. The percentage of residents in Swaffham Prior rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Swaffham Prior rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Swaffham Prior is generally better than in the average person in England.
Swaffham Prior Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Swaffham Prior as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Swaffham Prior is also older than the Cambridgeshire average, making Swaffham Prior a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.6%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.7%||9.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.8%||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.8%||21.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.1%||19.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.5%||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.8%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.3%||2.3%|
Swaffham Prior Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Swaffham Prior and are from the UK Census of 2011. Swaffham Prior has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Swaffham Prior also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Swaffham Prior are better educated than the average England citizen.
Swaffham Prior Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Swaffham Prior are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.7%||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.6%||7.8%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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