Socio-economic statistics for Cosmeston, The Vale Of Glamorgan

Socio-economic statistics for Cosmeston, The Vale Of Glamorgan
Socio-economic statistics for Cosmeston, The Vale Of Glamorgan

If you are thinking of moving to Cosmeston 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 Cosmeston to figures for The Vale Of Glamorgan and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cosmeston is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Cosmeston General Health Statistics

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

HealthThe Vale of GlamorganWales
Very Good48.01%46.64%
Good32.05%31.12%
Fair13.55%14.62%
Bad4.90%5.82%
Very Bad1.49%1.81%

Cosmeston Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cosmeston are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cosmeston 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.

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CountryThe Vale of GlamorganWales
United Kingdom95.1%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.6%1.8%
Outside the EU2.9%3.3%

Cosmeston 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. Cosmeston is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Cosmeston 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 Cosmeston 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. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Cosmeston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitThe Vale of GlamorganWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%17.4%

Cosmeston rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Cosmeston Education Statistics

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

QualificationThe Vale of GlamorganWales
No Qualifications20.5%25.9%
Level 112.9%13.3%
Level 216.9%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.9%
Level 311.9%12.3%
Level 429.8%24.5%
Other4%4.3%

Cosmeston 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. Cosmeston has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeThe Vale of GlamorganWales
AB23.47%17.93%
C133.20%29.31%
C220.97%23.06%
DE22.37%29.69%

Cosmeston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureThe Vale of GlamorganWales
Owned35.4%35.4%
Mortgage36.8%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)7.5%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.4%6.6%
Private Rented12.7%12.7%
Other1.9%1.5%
Rent Free1.1%1.6%

Cosmeston Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Cosmeston as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cosmeston is also older than the average, making Cosmeston a older persons location.

AgeThe Vale of GlamorganWales
Age 0 to 45.8%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.3%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.8%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.1%18.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.8%9.8%
Age 75 to 846%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.4%
Mean Age40.940.6
Median Age4241

What is the population of Cosmeston and Vale of Glamorgan?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Vale of Glamorgan including Cosmeston. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Baruc7609
Buttrills6596
Cadoc10266
Castleland5359
Cornerswell5362
Court5081
Cowbridge6573
Dinas Powys8278
Dyfan5622
Gibbonsdown6109
Illtyd8427
Llandough1928
Llandow/Ewenny2863
Llantwit Major10966
Peterston-super-Ely2319
Plymouth5825
Rhoose7484
St. Athan4775
St. Augustine's7323
St. Bride's Major3246
Stanwell4862
Sully4901
Wenvoe3521
Vale of Glamorgan Total135295



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


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