Gwaun-Leision, Carmarthenshire

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

Gwaun-Leision 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 Gwaun-Leision 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. Gwaun-Leision is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Gwaun-Leision 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 Gwaun-Leision 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

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BenefitCarmarthenshireWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%17.4%

Gwaun-Leision General Health Statistics

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

HealthCarmarthenshireWales
Very Good44.97%46.64%
Good30.26%31.12%
Fair16.33%14.62%
Bad6.24%5.82%
Very Bad2.20%1.81%

Gwaun-Leision 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.

GradeCarmarthenshireWales
AB16.55%17.93%
C127.71%29.31%
C226.09%23.06%
DE29.65%29.69%

Gwaun-Leision Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Gwaun-Leision and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationCarmarthenshireWales
No Qualifications26.8%25.9%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 423.9%24.5%
Other4.4%4.3%

Gwaun-Leision Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Gwaun-Leision are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryCarmarthenshireWales
United Kingdom95.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries2%1.8%
Outside the EU1.8%3.3%

Gwaun-Leision Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCarmarthenshireWales
Owned41.4%35.4%
Mortgage30%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)11.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%6.6%
Private Rented10.4%12.7%
Other1.4%1.5%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Gwaun-Leision Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Gwaun-Leision as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Gwaun-Leision is also older than the average, making Gwaun-Leision a older persons location.

AgeCarmarthenshireWales
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.9%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age42.340.6
Median Age4441



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

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