Socio-economic statistics for Craig-y-Rhacca, Caerphilly

Socio-economic statistics for Craig-y-Rhacca, Caerphilly
Socio-economic statistics for Craig-y-Rhacca, Caerphilly

Socio-economic statistics for Craig-y-Rhacca, Caerphilly


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

Craig-y-Rhacca Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Craig-y-Rhacca are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Craig-y-Rhacca 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 Kingdom97.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.8%
Outside the EU1.2%3.3%

Craig-y-Rhacca Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Craig-y-Rhacca and are from the UK Census of 2011. Craig-y-Rhacca 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 Qualifications31.4%25.9%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.7%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 418.7%24.5%

Craig-y-Rhacca Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Craig-y-Rhacca come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 unemployment in Craig-y-Rhacca 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)3.9%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)21%17.4%

Craig-y-Rhacca 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. Craig-y-Rhacca has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Craig-y-Rhacca Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)14%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.6%12.7%
Rent Free0.9%1.6%

Craig-y-Rhacca Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.3%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.3%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.9%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.3%6.1%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.4%
Mean Age39.540.6
Median Age4041

Craig-y-Rhacca General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.40%46.64%
Very Bad2.14%1.81%

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

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