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

Ely 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%

Ely Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ely 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%

Ely 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%

Ely 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

Ely General Health Statistics

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

Ely Education Statistics

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

Ely Immigration Statistics

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



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

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