Socio-economic statistics for Castell-y-bwch, Torfaen

Socio-economic statistics for Castell-y-bwch, Torfaen
Socio-economic statistics for Castell-y-bwch, Torfaen

Socio-economic statistics for Castell-y-bwch, Torfaen


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

Castell-y-bwch Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20%17.4%

Castell-y-bwch Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)10%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.7%6.6%
Private Rented7.5%12.7%
Rent Free1%1.6%

Castell-y-bwch 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.


Castell-y-bwch Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 45.9%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.5%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.1%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.440.6
Median Age4141

Castell-y-bwch Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom97.3%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.7%1.8%
Outside the EU1.6%3.3%

Castell-y-bwch Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Castell-y-bwch and are from the UK Census of 2011. Castell-y-bwch 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.

No Qualifications28.9%25.9%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.7%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 420.3%24.5%

Castell-y-bwch General Health Statistics

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

Very Good43.26%46.64%
Very Bad2.13%1.81%

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

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