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

Borth-y-Gest Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Borth-y-Gest as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Borth-y-Gest is also older than the average, making Borth-y-Gest a older persons location.

AgeGwyneddWales
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%19.9%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%
Age 65 to 7410.8%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.4%
Mean Age41.640.6
Median Age4241

Borth-y-Gest General Health Statistics

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

HealthGwyneddWales
Very Good50.38%46.64%
Good30.67%31.12%
Fair13.61%14.62%
Bad4.10%5.82%
Very Bad1.23%1.81%

Borth-y-Gest Education Statistics

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

QualificationGwyneddWales
No Qualifications23.2%25.9%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.9%
Level 314.5%12.3%
Level 426.4%24.5%
Other4.3%4.3%

Borth-y-Gest Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureGwyneddWales
Owned40.3%35.4%
Mortgage25.1%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)8.4%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%6.6%
Private Rented13.3%12.7%
Other2.1%1.5%
Rent Free2.6%1.6%

Borth-y-Gest Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Borth-y-Gest 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Borth-y-Gest than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitGwyneddWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.7%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.4%17.4%

Borth-y-Gest 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.

GradeGwyneddWales
AB17.74%17.93%
C129.07%29.31%
C225.99%23.06%
DE27.19%29.69%

Borth-y-Gest Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Borth-y-Gest are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Borth-y-Gest 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.

CountryGwyneddWales
United Kingdom95.1%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.8%
Outside the EU3.1%3.3%



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

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