Socio-economic statistics for Blaenpennal, Ceredigion

Socio-economic statistics for Blaenpennal, Ceredigion
Socio-economic statistics for Blaenpennal, Ceredigion

Socio-economic statistics for Blaenpennal, Ceredigion

Statistics

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

Blaenpennal General Health Statistics

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

HealthCeredigionWales
Very Good47.15%46.64%
Good32.10%31.12%
Fair14.42%14.62%
Bad4.82%5.82%
Very Bad1.52%1.81%

Blaenpennal Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Blaenpennal and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Blaenpennal is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Blaenpennal is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Blaenpennal are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Blaenpennal than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCeredigionWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.4%17.4%

Blaenpennal 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.

GradeCeredigionWales
AB19.58%17.93%
C131.99%29.31%
C226.11%23.06%
DE22.32%29.69%

Blaenpennal Education Statistics

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

QualificationCeredigionWales
No Qualifications19.8%25.9%
Level 110.5%13.3%
Level 215%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.2%3.9%
Level 319.2%12.3%
Level 427.9%24.5%
Other4.3%4.3%

Blaenpennal Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCeredigionWales
Age 0 to 44.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 94.5%5.3%
Age 10 to144.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2416.4%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.1%
Age 30 to 4414.9%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.8%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.4%
Mean Age41.740.6
Median Age4241

Blaenpennal Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCeredigionWales
United Kingdom94%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries2.6%1.8%
Outside the EU3%3.3%

Blaenpennal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCeredigionWales
Owned43.8%35.4%
Mortgage23.8%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)3.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.9%6.6%
Private Rented17.9%12.7%
Other2%1.5%
Rent Free2.1%1.6%


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

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