If you are thinking of moving to Wasdale Head 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 Wasdale Head to figures for Cumbria and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Wasdale Head is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Wasdale Head Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Wasdale Head has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Wasdale Head is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||7.1%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.4%||9.5%||8.3%|
Wasdale Head Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Wasdale Head 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.4%||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.8%||13.2%||13.5%|
Wasdale Head Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Wasdale Head and are from the UK Census of 2011. Wasdale Head 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.
Wasdale Head 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. Wasdale Head has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Wasdale Head Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Wasdale Head as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.2%||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||7.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.6%||18.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.3%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||7.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.5%||11.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||6.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.6%||2.3%|
Wasdale Head General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Wasdale Head. The percentage of residents in Wasdale Head rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Wasdale Head rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Wasdale Head is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Wasdale Head Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Wasdale Head are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Wasdale Head 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||0.2%||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.7%||1.9%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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