If you are thinking of moving to Garn-yr-erw 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 Garn-yr-erw to figures for Torfaen and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Garn-yr-erw is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Garn-yr-erw Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||10%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||13.7%||6.6%|
Garn-yr-erw Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Garn-yr-erw are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Garn-yr-erw 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||0.7%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||1.6%||3.3%|
Garn-yr-erw Age Distribution Statistics
|Age 0 to 4||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.6%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.1%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.3%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.6%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.5%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.1%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.4%|
Garn-yr-erw 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.
Garn-yr-erw General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Garn-yr-erw. The percentage of residents in Garn-yr-erw rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Garn-yr-erw rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Garn-yr-erw is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.
Garn-yr-erw Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Garn-yr-erw 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 Garn-yr-erw is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.6%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.5%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||20%||17.4%|
Garn-yr-erw Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Garn-yr-erw and are from the UK Census of 2011. Garn-yr-erw 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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