Socio-economic statistics for Grangetown, Cardiff

Socio-economic statistics for Grangetown, Cardiff
Socio-economic statistics for Grangetown, Cardiff

Socio-economic statistics for Grangetown, Cardiff

Statistics

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

Grangetown Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Grangetown are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Grangetown has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryCardiffWales
United Kingdom86.7%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%
Other EU Countries3.3%1.8%
Outside the EU9.4%3.3%

Grangetown General Health Statistics

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

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HealthCardiffWales
Very Good50.37%46.64%
Good31.05%31.12%
Fair12.14%14.62%
Bad4.84%5.82%
Very Bad1.60%1.81%

Grangetown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCardiffWales
Owned26.5%35.4%
Mortgage32.6%32%
Shared0.4%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)9.5%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.6%6.6%
Private Rented20.3%12.7%
Other1.6%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Grangetown Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Grangetown as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Grangetown is also older than the average, making Grangetown a older persons location.

AgeCardiffWales
Age 0 to 46.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2415.3%9.7%
Age 25 to 298.8%6.1%
Age 30 to 4420.2%18.6%
Age 45 to 5917.3%19.9%
Age 60 to 644.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 746.6%9.8%
Age 75 to 844.6%6.1%
Age 85 and over2%2.4%
Mean Age36.540.6
Median Age3341

Grangetown 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. Grangetown has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCardiffWales
AB24.99%17.93%
C134.89%29.31%
C215.13%23.06%
DE24.99%29.69%

Grangetown Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Grangetown and are from the UK Census of 2011. Grangetown has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Grangetown also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Grangetown are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

QualificationCardiffWales
No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 111%13.3%
Level 213%15.7%
Apprenticeship2.8%3.9%
Level 315.2%12.3%
Level 432.3%24.5%
Other5%4.3%

Grangetown Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Grangetown and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Grangetown is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Grangetown is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Grangetown are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Grangetown 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 10% lower in Grangetown than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCardiffWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%17.4%


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

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