Socio-economic statistics for Argoed, Caerphilly

Socio-economic statistics for Argoed, Caerphilly
Socio-economic statistics for Argoed, Caerphilly

Socio-economic statistics for Argoed, Caerphilly

Statistics

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

Argoed Education Statistics

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

QualificationCaerphillyWales
No Qualifications31.4%25.9%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.9%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 418.7%24.5%
Other3.7%4.3%

Argoed Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCaerphillyWales
Age 0 to 46.3%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.3%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.9%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.3%6.1%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.4%
Mean Age39.540.6
Median Age4041

Argoed 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. Argoed has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCaerphillyWales
AB14.26%17.93%
C127.89%29.31%
C223.89%23.06%
DE33.96%29.69%

Argoed Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCaerphillyWales
Owned32.5%35.4%
Mortgage36.8%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)14%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.6%12.7%
Other1.1%1.5%
Rent Free0.9%1.6%

Argoed General Health Statistics

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

HealthCaerphillyWales
Very Good44.40%46.64%
Good30.35%31.12%
Fair15.93%14.62%
Bad7.18%5.82%
Very Bad2.14%1.81%

Argoed Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCaerphillyWales
United Kingdom97.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.8%
Outside the EU1.2%3.3%

Argoed Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Argoed 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 Argoed is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitCaerphillyWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.9%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)21%17.4%


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

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