If you are thinking of moving to Walpole Marsh 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 Walpole Marsh to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Walpole Marsh is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Walpole Marsh Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Walpole Marsh and are from the UK Census of 2011. Walpole Marsh 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.
|Qualification||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Walpole Marsh General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Walpole Marsh. The percentage of residents in Walpole Marsh rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Walpole Marsh rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Walpole Marsh is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Walpole Marsh Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Walpole Marsh are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Country||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.9%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.4%||3.6%||9.4%|
Walpole Marsh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||3.1%||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.2%||8.6%||8.3%|
Walpole Marsh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Walpole Marsh come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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. The rate of unemployment in Walpole Marsh is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.
|Benefit||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.9%||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.8%||13.2%||13.5%|
Walpole Marsh Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Walpole Marsh as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Walpole Marsh is also older than the Norfolk average, making Walpole Marsh a older persons location.
|Age||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.5%||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.3%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.7%||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.6%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.1%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.9%||7.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||3%||2.3%|
Walpole Marsh 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. Walpole Marsh has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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