If you are thinking of moving to Towan 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 Towan to figures for Cornwall and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Towan is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Towan General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Towan. The percentage of residents in Towan rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Towan rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Towan is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Towan Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Towan are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Towan 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||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||9.4%|
Towan Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Towan and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Towan Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||5.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.4%||8.3%|
Towan 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. Towan has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Towan Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Towan as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Towan is also older than the average, making Towan a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.6%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||2.3%|
Towan Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Towan 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)||2.3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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