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

Heronston Education Statistics

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

Heronston General Health Statistics

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

Heronston 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%

Heronston Immigration Statistics

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

Heronston 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%

Heronston 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

Heronston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Heronston 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%


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

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