Socio-economic statistics for Town End, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Town End, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Town End, Cambridgeshire

If you are thinking of moving to Town End 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 Town End to figures for Cambridgeshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Town End is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Town End Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Town End are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.3%8.7%13.5%

Town End rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Town End 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. Town End has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Town End Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Town End and are from the UK Census of 2011. Town End 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.

No Qualifications31.2%22.5%
Level 115.6%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Level 310.4%12.4%
Level 414.9%27.4%

Town End Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Town End as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Town End is also older than the average, making Town End a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 7410.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age42.139.3
Median Age4339

Town End Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Town End are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom91.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Town End General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Town End. The percentage of residents in Town End rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Town End rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Town End is generally worse than in the average person in England.

Very Good39.45%47.17%
Very Bad1.36%1.25%

Town End Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Town End has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Town End is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)2.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

What is the population of Town End and Fenland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Fenland including Town End. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Benwick, Coates & Eastrea4613
Doddington & Wimblington4678
Elm & Christchurch4931
March East7792
March North7690
March West7396
Octavia Hill6161
Parson Drove & Wisbech St Mary5396
Roman Bank6661
Slade Lode2928
St Andrews2886
The Mills2675
Waterlees Village6161
Fenland Total102080

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

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