Cefn-y-Garth, Swansea

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

Cefn-y-Garth General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cefn-y-Garth. The percentage of residents in Cefn-y-Garth rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.

HealthSwanseaWales
Very Good48.65%46.64%
Good29.28%31.12%
Fair13.97%14.62%
Bad6.06%5.82%
Very Bad2.04%1.81%

Cefn-y-Garth Education Statistics

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

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QualificationSwanseaWales
No Qualifications23.9%25.9%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 313.9%12.3%
Level 425.8%24.5%
Other4.4%4.3%

Cefn-y-Garth 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.

GradeSwanseaWales
AB18.30%17.93%
C133.44%29.31%
C219.34%23.06%
DE28.92%29.69%

Cefn-y-Garth Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSwanseaWales
Age 0 to 45.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.9%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.140.6
Median Age3941

Cefn-y-Garth Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySwanseaWales
United Kingdom92.8%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.8%1.8%
Outside the EU5%3.3%

Cefn-y-Garth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Cefn-y-Garth has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Cefn-y-Garth is an economically deprived area.

TenureSwanseaWales
Owned33.4%35.4%
Mortgage30.6%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.5%6.6%
Private Rented13.2%12.7%
Other1.5%1.5%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Cefn-y-Garth 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 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. Cefn-y-Garth is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Cefn-y-Garth is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cefn-y-Garth 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.

BenefitSwanseaWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.5%17.4%

Cefn-y-Garth rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Cefn-y-Garth and Swansea?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Swansea including Cefn-y-Garth. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bishopston3138
Bonymaen7523
Castle17595
Clydach7638
Cockett14465
Cwmbwrla7862
Dunvant4256
Fairwood2824
Gorseinon4698
Gower3573
Gowerton5092
Killay North2754
Killay South2205
Kingsbridge4317
Landore7143
Llangyfelach5077
Llansamlet15139
Lower Loughor2393
Mawr1857
Mayals2636
Morriston16563
Mynyddbach9018
Newton3395
Oystermouth4013
Penclawdd3569
Penderry12444
Penllergaer3372
Pennard2777
Penyrheol5911
Pontardulais6691
Sketty14492
St. Thomas8272
Townhill9166
Uplands15397
Upper Loughor2897
West Cross6401
Swansea Total246563



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


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