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

Dôl-y-Bont Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Dôl-y-Bont 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 Dôl-y-Bont than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.4%17.4%

Dôl-y-Bont Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 94.5%5.3%
Age 10 to144.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2416.4%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.1%
Age 30 to 4414.9%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.8%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.4%
Mean Age41.740.6
Median Age4241

Dôl-y-Bont Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)3.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.9%6.6%
Private Rented17.9%12.7%
Rent Free2.1%1.6%

Dôl-y-Bont 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.


Dôl-y-Bont Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Dôl-y-Bont are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Dôl-y-Bont has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom94%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries2.6%1.8%
Outside the EU3%3.3%

Dôl-y-Bont Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications19.8%25.9%
Level 110.5%13.3%
Level 215%15.7%
Level 319.2%12.3%
Level 427.9%24.5%

Dôl-y-Bont General Health Statistics

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

Very Good47.15%46.64%
Very Bad1.52%1.81%

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

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