Socio-economic statistics for Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent

Socio-economic statistics for Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Ebbw Vale in Blaenau Gwent from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Ebbw Vale older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Ebbw Vale and Blaenau Gwent? Is Ebbw Vale an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

What are the occupations of the residents of Ebbw Vale?

The largest employment sector in Ebbw Vale is Managers, Directors & Senior Officials. The smallest employment sector is Elementary Occupations.
Sector Proportion
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials %
Professional Occupations %
Associate Professional & Technical %
Administrative & Secretarial %
Skilled Trades %
Caring, leisure & Other Services %
Process Plant & Machine Operatives %
Elementary Occupations %

Ebbw Vale & Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Ebbw Vale in the local area district.

Area Born in UK Born outside UK
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%

Ebbw Vale compared to other wards in

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
'; Ebbw Vale is ranked out of 0 wards in for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Ebbw Vale Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Ebbw Vale residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Ebbw Vale to the national average for .
Level
No Qualifications 0% 0%
Level 1 0% 0%
Level 2 0% 0%
Apprenticeship 0% 0%
Level 3 0% 0%
Level 4 0% 0%

Ebbw Vale Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in .
Age Band Proportion
4 & under 0%
5 - 9 years 0%
10 - 15 years 0%
16 - 19 years 0%
20 - 24 years 0%
25 - 34 years 0%
35 - 49 years 0%
50 - 64 years 0%
65 - 74 years 0%
75 - 84 years 0%
85 years & over 0%

Ebbw Vale Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of .
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
% %
% %
% %
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Ebbw Vale on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Ebbw Vale.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 0%
In Part-Time Work 0%
Unemployed 0%
100% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Ebbw Vale

How many residents own or rent their home in Ebbw Vale and

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Ebbw Vale either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 0 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 0 of Ebbw Vale residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%

Ebbw Vale has a higher level of home ownership than than the national average.

Ebbw Vale compared to other wards in

# Ward Owned Rented
Ebbw Vale is ranked out of 0 wards in for the percentage of home owners.

Ebbw Vale Health Statistics

Area VG G F B VB
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

What is the population of Ebbw Vale and Blaenau Gwent?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Blaenau Gwent including Ebbw Vale. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Abertillery 4262
Badminton 3189
Beaufort 3894
Blaina 4791
Brynmawr 5568
Cwm 4162
Cwmtillery 4746
Ebbw Vale North 4621
Ebbw Vale South 4337
Georgetown 3756
Llanhilleth 4652
Nantyglo 4710
Rassau 3205
Sirhowy 5521
Six Bells 2377
Tredegar Central and West 6229
Blaenau Gwent Total 70020



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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