If you are thinking of moving to Leechpool 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 Leechpool to figures for Monmouthshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Leechpool is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Leechpool Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Leechpool 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Leechpool than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.2%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.2%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12%||17.4%|
Leechpool Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Leechpool has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Leechpool is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||4.2%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.7%||6.6%|
Leechpool 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. Leechpool has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Leechpool Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Leechpool are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Leechpool 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||0.4%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||1.5%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||2.5%||3.3%|
Leechpool General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Leechpool. The percentage of residents in Leechpool rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Leechpool Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Leechpool as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Leechpool is also older than the average, making Leechpool a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.2%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.5%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.4%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.6%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||11%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.4%|
Leechpool Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Leechpool and are from the UK Census of 2011. Leechpool 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. Leechpool also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Leechpool are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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