Socio-economic statistics for Blackweir, Cardiff

Socio-economic statistics for Blackweir, Cardiff

Socio-economic statistics for Blackweir, Cardiff

Socio-economic statistics for Blackweir, Cardiff
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If you are thinking of moving to Blackweir 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 Blackweir to figures for Cardiff and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Blackweir is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Blackweir Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCardiffWales
Owned26.5%35.4%
Mortgage32.6%32%
Shared0.4%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)9.5%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.6%6.6%
Private Rented20.3%12.7%
Other1.6%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

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

GradeCardiffWales
AB24.99%17.93%
C134.89%29.31%
C215.13%23.06%
DE24.99%29.69%

Blackweir Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCardiffWales
Age 0 to 46.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2415.3%9.7%
Age 25 to 298.8%6.1%
Age 30 to 4420.2%18.6%
Age 45 to 5917.3%19.9%
Age 60 to 644.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 746.6%9.8%
Age 75 to 844.6%6.1%
Age 85 and over2%2.4%
Mean Age36.540.6
Median Age3341

Blackweir Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blackweir 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 Blackweir 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 Blackweir than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCardiffWales
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%

Blackweir Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Blackweir and are from the UK Census of 2011. Blackweir 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. Blackweir also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Blackweir are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

QualificationCardiffWales
No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 213%15.7%
Apprenticeship2.8%3.9%
Level 315.2%12.3%
Level 432.3%24.5%
Other5%4.3%

Blackweir Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCardiffWales
United Kingdom86.7%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%
Other EU Countries3.3%1.8%
Outside the EU9.4%3.3%

Blackweir General Health Statistics

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

HealthCardiffWales
Very Good50.37%46.64%
Good31.05%31.12%
Fair12.14%14.62%
Bad4.84%5.82%
Very Bad1.60%1.81%


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

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