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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.

No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 213%15.7%
Level 315.2%12.3%
Level 432.3%24.5%

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.

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

Very Good50.37%46.64%
Very Bad1.60%1.81%

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 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

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%
Private Rented20.3%12.7%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

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

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