Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Buckworth Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%21.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age39.939.539.3
Median Age413939

Buckworth Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Buckworth are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Buckworth 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.

CountryHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
United Kingdom90.4%86.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%5.4%3.7%
Outside the EU5.5%7.8%9.4%

Buckworth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
Owned32%31.9%30.6%
Mortgage39.3%34.1%32.8%
Shared0.7%1.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.6%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.3%9.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.5%14.3%15.4%
Other1.6%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.5%1.3%

Buckworth Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Buckworth 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. The rate of unemployment in Buckworth is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Buckworth than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%8.7%13.5%

Buckworth General Health Statistics

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

HealthHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
Very Good48.77%49.41%47.17%
Good35.67%34.73%34.22%
Fair11.61%11.81%13.12%
Bad3.09%3.17%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%0.88%1.25%

Buckworth 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.

GradeHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
AB26.50%30.67%22.96%
C132.71%29.41%30.92%
C221.50%20.11%20.64%
DE19.29%19.80%25.49%

Buckworth Education Statistics

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

QualificationHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
No Qualifications19.2%18.9%22.5%
Level 114.6%12.1%13.3%
Level 217%14.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.5%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.6%12.4%
Level 427.9%33%27.4%
Other5.1%5.4%5.7%



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

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