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1991 CENSUS INFORMATION


Cottingley Neighbourhood Forum

DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE Cottingley %

Bradford

%

All Residents 4,649 457,344
Residents in Households 4,533 451,038
Residents in Institutions/Homes (staff) 0 410
Residents in Institutions/Homes (non-staff) 117 5,896
Residents Aged 0-4

292

6.3

35,287

7.7

5-15 651 14.0 72,665 15.9
16-29 871 18.7 93,537 20.9
30-Pensionable Age 1,947 41.9 174,490 38.2
Pensionable Age-74 501 10.8 49,554 10.8
75-84 285 6.1 23,009 5.0
85+ 102 2.2 6,802 1.5
Ethnic Group White 4,587 98.7 386,025 84.4
Pakistani 11 0.2 45,280 9.9
Indian 10 0.2 11,713 2.6
Bangladeshi 0 0.0 3,653 0.8
Black Groups 10 0.2 5,336 1.2
Chinese & Others 30 0.6 5,337 1.2
Migrants in the previous 12 months 333 7.2 42,475 9.3
People with Limiting Long Term Illness 582 12.5 61,401 13.4
Limiting Long Term Illness aged 75+ 235 60.7 16,620 55.8
Dependent Children 1,023 22.6 115,704 25.7
Other Dependents 308 6.8 39,136 8.7

NOTES :
All figures are taken from the 1991 Census.
All above % are based on the number of residents in households except for (i) Ethnic Group where % is of all residents and (ii) Limiting Long Term Illness aged 75+ where % is of residents aged 75+.
DEFINITIONS :
Dependent Children:People in households aged 0-15, or aged 16 -18 and never married, in full- time education and economically inactive.
Other Dependents: People with limiting long-term illness who are also permanently sick or retired.

EMPLOYMENT PROFILE

Cottingley

%

Bradford

%

All residents aged 16 to Pensionable age 2,818 270,027  
Economically active 2,334 82.8 207,167 76.7
Employees or Self Employed 2,197 94.1 180,944 87.3
Unemployed 117 5.0 23,018 11.1
Government Scheme 20 0.9 3,205 1.5
All residents aged 16-24 561 60,425
Econ. active aged 16-24 410 73.1 42,126 69.7
Employees or Self Employed 359 87.6 32,898 78.1
Unemployed 35 8.5 7,232 17.2
Government Scheme 19 4.6 1,996 4.7

HOUSEHOLD PROFILE Cottingley %

Bradford

%

All Households 1,774 174,087
One adult alone 419 23.6 47,549 27.3
Lone Parent 52 2.9 7,933 4.6
Lone Parent aged 16 to 24 5 1,761
More than one adult (no children 0-15) 812 45.8 72,228 41.5
More than one adult (with children 0-15) 489 27.6 46,364 26.6
Three or more dependent children 87 4.9 13,602 7.8
Households with Pensioners only 461 26.0 42,575 24.5
Households with Dependents only 139 7.8 17,591 10.1
At least one person with long term illness 386 21.8 45,535 26.2
Households with carers 348 19.6 40,170 23.1
Households with no car available 462 26.0 71,196 40.9

HOUSING PROFILE Cottingley %

Bradford

%

Owner Occupied 1,409 79.7 123,715 71.1
Council Tenancy 215 12.2 28,916 16.6
Other Tenants 145 8.2 21,162 12.2
No Central Heating 456 25.8 64,737 37.2
Lacks exclusive bath/shower or inside WC 7 0.4 2,179 1.3
All Dwellings 1,827 182,901
Detached House 330 18.1 18,848 10.3
Semi-detached House 967 52.9 64,109 35.1
Terraced House 339 18.6 71,595 39.1
Flats, conversions and shared dwelling 191 10.5 28,349 15.5
People in crowded households 145 3.2 44,598 9.9

NOTES:
All % in the household profile are of all households. % for dwelling types are based on the number of dwellings. People in crowded households are based on residents in households. % in housing profile use total permanent households or all dwellings.

DEFINITIONS:
Lone Parent: Households containing one person aged 16+ with person(s) aged 0-15.
Dependent: Includes dependent children and other dependents.
Carers: Residents in households with dependants.
Crowded households: 1+ person per room.

CONFIDENTIALITY:
Office of Population Censuses and Surveys have adjusted most Census figures to help preserve confidentiality. Figures are not, therefore, precise. The smaller the area the greater will be the apparent
inaccuracy’. Percentages of greater than 100 are possible

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