Socio-economic statistics for Cobbler’s Plain, Monmouthshire

Socio-economic statistics for Cobbler’s Plain, Monmouthshire
Socio-economic statistics for Cobbler’s Plain, Monmouthshire

Socio-economic statistics for Cobbler’s Plain, Monmouthshire


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

Cobbler's Plain Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cobbler's Plain are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cobbler's Plain 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 Kingdom95.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.5%1.8%
Outside the EU2.5%3.3%

Cobbler's Plain Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cobbler's Plain as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cobbler's Plain is also older than the average, making Cobbler's Plain a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.1%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age4340.6
Median Age4541

Cobbler's Plain Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cobbler's Plain 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 Cobbler's Plain than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12%17.4%

Cobbler's Plain Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Cobbler's Plain has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Cobbler's Plain is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)4.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.5%12.7%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Cobbler's Plain 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. Cobbler's Plain has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Cobbler's Plain Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.7%
Level 310.8%12.3%
Level 433.1%24.5%

Cobbler's Plain General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cobbler's Plain. The percentage of residents in Cobbler's Plain rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

Very Good46.39%46.64%
Very Bad1.36%1.81%

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

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