If you are thinking of moving to Bwlch-y-cwm 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 Bwlch-y-cwm to figures for Caerdydd (Cardiff) and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bwlch-y-cwm is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bwlch-y-cwm Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bwlch-y-cwm and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bwlch-y-cwm has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Bwlch-y-cwm also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bwlch-y-cwm are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
Bwlch-y-cwm 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. Bwlch-y-cwm has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Bwlch-y-cwm Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bwlch-y-cwm are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bwlch-y-cwm has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||3.3%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||9.4%||3.3%|
Bwlch-y-cwm General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bwlch-y-cwm. The percentage of residents in Bwlch-y-cwm rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bwlch-y-cwm rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bwlch-y-cwm is generally better than in the average person in Wales.
Bwlch-y-cwm Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bwlch-y-cwm as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Bwlch-y-cwm is also older than the average, making Bwlch-y-cwm a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||15.3%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.8%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.2%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.3%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.8%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.6%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.6%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.4%|
Bwlch-y-cwm Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bwlch-y-cwm 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 Bwlch-y-cwm is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Bwlch-y-cwm than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.8%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.4%||17.4%|
Bwlch-y-cwm Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||9.5%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.6%||6.6%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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