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Here you will find links to useful statistics about Furness shown in the form of ward profiles;

Barrow - Barrow Borough Coucil and Cumbria County Council

South Lakeland - Cumbria County Council


 

Barrow Category Sources
     
72,000 Population Office of National Statistics (ONS)
30,000 Households Office of National Statistics 2001 Census
-1146 Population change 1991 - 2001 Census Office of National Statistics
35% Emigration of young people 1991 - 2001 Office of National Statistics
97,000 Travel to Work Area Population Office of National Statistics
32,193 Travel to Work Area (TTWA) Workforce Size (ABI 2003) Cumbria Demographic Factbook September 2003, CIIR
     
£2,530m Total GVA CIIA, Cumbria Intelligence Partnership
£10,776 GVA per head
75% UK index
     
  West Cumbria NUTS 3 GVA changes 1995 - 2001  
+12.3% Total GVA CIIA, Cumbria Intelligence Partnership
+13.8% GVA per head
-13 points UK Index
     
21.7% Percentage of Working Age population with Level 4+ qualifications (LFS 2004/5) Labour Force Survey
     
  Distance to nearest 3 large towns or cities, Commuting is difficult  
33.4 Miles Kendal The AA
47 Miles Lancaster
69 Miles Preston
     
     

Note: All figures are for Barrow, unless larger statistical unit indicated.
Sources: As indicated; Invest in Cumbria, Furness Enterprise Limited 2006.                                            

Country of Birth                                                                                                                                     

The 2001 UK census states that 93.56% (67,345) of the Borough's population was born in England, 2.86% (2,061) in Scotland, 0.63% (451) in Wales, 0.68% (486) in Northern Ireland, 0.32% (231) in the Republic of Ireland and 0.06% (43) in the Channel Islands. 0.61% (441) of the town's 2001 population were born in the rest of Europe, the five largest sub-groups being Germans, former Yugoslavs, Spaniards, Italians and Poles, although the current numbers are likely to be much higher (epecially with the Polish born numbers). The Asian born population represented 0.50% (363) of Barrow's population, the five largest sub-groups being Indians, Chinese (mostly from Hong Kong), Filipinos - Cypriots (included as Middle-Easterners) - Singaporeans and Pakistanis. 0.35% (253) of people were born in North America, with Canadians, Americans and Jamaicans constituting for the majority of these, 0.23% (177) of people were born in Africa, with the three largest sub-groups being South Africans, Zimbabweans and Nigerians. 0.12% (83) of people were born in Oceania namely Australia and New Zealand. 0.04% (27) of Barrovians were born in Latin America and 0.02% (11) of people were born in some other place.

     
  Population and Demographic Structure  
70,500 Population Mid year estimate - 2004 Cumbria County Council
10,897 (15.1%) Population aged 16-29 - 2001 ONS Census 2001
4,125 (5.7%) Pre School children
     
  Crime  
102.8 per 1000 Borough recorded number and rate 2004 / 5 Cumbria County Council - Cumbria In Figures 2005
85.6 per 1000 Cumbria recorded number and rate 2004 / 5
115 per 1000 North West recorded number and rate, 2004 / 5 Home Office
105 per 1000 England and Wales recorded number and rate, 2004 / 5

Related Link: Cumbria Constabulary : How are we doing

  Economy  
8087 (28.8%) No. and % or Borough residents' jobs by sectors, eg manufacturing - 2001 ONS Census 2001
6014 (23.7%) No. and % of jobs by sectors within Borough - 2003 Nomis - annual business inquiry employee analysis
     
  Transport  
4 Number of train stations - March 2005 Barrow Borough Council
     
  Environment  
269 Number of Listed Buildings (Entries) March 2005 DCMS
11 Number of Conservation areas - March 2004 / 5 Barrow Borough Council
479kg Household Waste collected per person - 2004 / 5
8.54% % of household waste recycled - 2004 / 5
1491 Museum Visits - 2004 / 5
1184 Museum Education visits - 2004 / 5
     

 

 
£s per ha To
£s per ha
Typical
£s per ha
 
Manchester 400,000 675,000 585,000
Salford 450,000 850,000 775,000
Wigan 265,000 400,000 335,000
Blackburn / Burnley 250,000 500,000 375,000
Lancaster 200,000 400,000 350,000
Central Lancs (Preston) 450,000650,000 550,000
Warrington 275,000 575,000 450,000
Carlisle / M6 Corridor 200,000 375,000 300,000
Kendal 500,000 650,000 575,000

 

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