Llanyrafon, Torfaen

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

Llanyrafon 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 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. Llanyrafon is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Llanyrafon is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Llanyrafon 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Llanyrafon is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitTorfaenWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20%17.4%

Llanyrafon rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Llanyrafon General Health Statistics

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

HealthTorfaenWales
Very Good43.26%46.64%
Good32.52%31.12%
Fair15.54%14.62%
Bad6.55%5.82%
Very Bad2.13%1.81%

Llanyrafon Education Statistics

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

QualificationTorfaenWales
No Qualifications28.9%25.9%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 420.3%24.5%
Other4%4.3%

Llanyrafon Age Distribution Statistics

AgeTorfaenWales
Age 0 to 45.9%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.5%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.1%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.440.6
Median Age4141

Llanyrafon 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.

GradeTorfaenWales
AB14.65%17.93%
C127.60%29.31%
C224.37%23.06%
DE33.38%29.69%

Llanyrafon Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTorfaenWales
United Kingdom97.3%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.7%1.8%
Outside the EU1.6%3.3%

Llanyrafon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTorfaenWales
Owned31.6%35.4%
Mortgage34.6%32%
Shared0.5%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)10%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.7%6.6%
Private Rented7.5%12.7%
Other1.1%1.5%
Rent Free1%1.6%

What is the population of Llanyrafon and Torfaen?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Torfaen including Llanyrafon. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Abersychan7059
Blaenavon6484
Brynwern1822
Coed Eva2474
Croesyceiliog North3460
Croesyceiliog South1771
Cwmyniscoy1420
Fairwater5192
Greenmeadow2959
Llantarnam6640
Llanyrafon East and Ponthir2036
Llanyrafon West2587
New Inn5990
Panteg7672
Pontnewydd6972
Pontnewynydd1480
Pontypool1914
Snatchwood2549
St. Cadocs and Penygarn1839
St. Dials4287
Trevethin3704
Two Locks6123
Upper Cwmbran5950
Wainfelin2448
Torfaen Total94832



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


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