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

Dyffryn 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.

GradeBridgendWales
AB16.48%17.93%
C128.23%29.31%
C223.70%23.06%
DE31.59%29.69%

Dyffryn General Health Statistics

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

HealthBridgendWales
Very Good46.08%46.64%
Good29.93%31.12%
Fair15.09%14.62%
Bad6.80%5.82%
Very Bad2.10%1.81%

Dyffryn Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Dyffryn 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.

BenefitBridgendWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.3%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.7%17.4%

Dyffryn Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBridgendWales
Owned35%35.4%
Mortgage37.4%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)4%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%6.6%
Private Rented10.8%12.7%
Other1.5%1.5%
Rent Free1.3%1.6%

Dyffryn Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBridgendWales
United Kingdom96.4%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.8%
Outside the EU1.8%3.3%

Dyffryn Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBridgendWales
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.3%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.1%
Age 30 to 4420.1%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.9%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.8%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%
Mean Age40.740.6
Median Age4141

Dyffryn Education Statistics

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

QualificationBridgendWales
No Qualifications28.3%25.9%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 216%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.9%
Level 310.8%12.3%
Level 422.6%24.5%
Other4.1%4.3%



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

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