If you are thinking of moving to Walsoken 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 Walsoken to figures for Cambridgeshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Walsoken is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Walsoken Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Walsoken as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Walsoken is also older than the Cambridgeshire average, making Walsoken a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||9.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.7%||21.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.3%||19.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.6%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%||2.3%|
Walsoken Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Walsoken has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Walsoken is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.2%||6.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.2%||9.1%||8.3%|
Walsoken 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. Walsoken has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Walsoken Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Walsoken and are from the UK Census of 2011. Walsoken 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.
Walsoken General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Walsoken. The percentage of residents in Walsoken rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Walsoken rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Walsoken is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Walsoken Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Walsoken are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||5.8%||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||7.8%||9.4%|
Walsoken Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Walsoken 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)||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%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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