Socio-economic statistics for Dafen, Carmarthenshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Dafen 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 Dafen to figures for Carmarthenshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Dafen is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Dafen Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCarmarthenshireWales
United Kingdom95.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries2%1.8%
Outside the EU1.8%3.3%

Dafen Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCarmarthenshireWales
Owned41.4%35.4%
Mortgage30%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)11.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%6.6%
Private Rented10.4%12.7%
Other1.4%1.5%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Dafen Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCarmarthenshireWales
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.9%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age42.340.6
Median Age4441

Dafen Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Dafen and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationCarmarthenshireWales
No Qualifications26.8%25.9%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 423.9%24.5%
Other4.4%4.3%

Dafen 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.

GradeCarmarthenshireWales
AB16.55%17.93%
C127.71%29.31%
C226.09%23.06%
DE29.65%29.69%

Dafen General Health Statistics

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

HealthCarmarthenshireWales
Very Good44.97%46.64%
Good30.26%31.12%
Fair16.33%14.62%
Bad6.24%5.82%
Very Bad2.20%1.81%

Dafen Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Dafen 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.

BenefitCarmarthenshireWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%17.4%


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

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