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

Kidwelly General Health Statistics

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

Kidwelly Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kidwelly 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%

Kidwelly Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Kidwelly as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Kidwelly is also older than the average, making Kidwelly 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

Kidwelly Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kidwelly 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%

Kidwelly Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Kidwelly 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.

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%

Kidwelly 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%

Kidwelly 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%


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

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