Socio-economic statistics for Garden Village, Blaenau Gwent

Socio-economic statistics for Garden Village, Blaenau Gwent
Socio-economic statistics for Garden Village, Blaenau Gwent

Socio-economic statistics for Garden Village, Blaenau Gwent

Statistics

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

Garden Village Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBlaenau GwentWales
United Kingdom97.8%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.1%0.4%
Other EU Countries1%1.8%
Outside the EU1%3.3%

Garden Village Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Garden Village has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Garden Village is an economically deprived area.

TenureBlaenau GwentWales
Owned32.9%35.4%
Mortgage29.1%32%
Shared0.1%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)11.1%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.9%6.6%
Private Rented11.4%12.7%
Other1.4%1.5%
Rent Free1%1.6%

Garden Village Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Garden Village 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 unemployment in Garden Village is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Garden Village than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBlaenau GwentWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)6.7%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)5.1%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)24.9%17.4%

Garden Village Education Statistics

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

QualificationBlaenau GwentWales
No Qualifications36%25.9%
Level 115.8%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.9%
Level 39.8%12.3%
Level 415.2%24.5%
Other4.2%4.3%

Garden Village General Health Statistics

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

HealthBlaenau GwentWales
Very Good41.92%46.64%
Good30.63%31.12%
Fair16.75%14.62%
Bad8.15%5.82%
Very Bad2.54%1.81%

Garden Village 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. Garden Village has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeBlaenau GwentWales
AB9.27%17.93%
C122.68%29.31%
C224.94%23.06%
DE43.11%29.69%

Garden Village Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBlaenau GwentWales
Age 0 to 45.8%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.2%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.4%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 7410%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.8%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.4%
Mean Age40.540.6
Median Age4141



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

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