If you are thinking of moving to Colwyn Bay 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 Colwyn Bay to figures for Conwy and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Colwyn Bay is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Colwyn Bay General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Colwyn Bay. The percentage of residents in Colwyn Bay rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Colwyn Bay 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.
Colwyn Bay Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Colwyn Bay are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Colwyn Bay 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||1.4%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||2.2%||3.3%|
Colwyn Bay Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||5.1%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.6%||6.6%|
Colwyn Bay Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Colwyn Bay and are from the UK Census of 2011. Colwyn Bay 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. Colwyn Bay also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Colwyn Bay are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
Colwyn Bay Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Colwyn Bay 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.5%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||16.8%||17.4%|
Colwyn Bay Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Colwyn Bay as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Colwyn Bay is also older than the average, making Colwyn Bay a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.7%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.6%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.7%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.1%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.6%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||3.7%||2.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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