If you are thinking of moving to Maesglas 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 Maesglas to figures for City of Newport and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Maesglas is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Maesglas 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.
Maesglas General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Maesglas. The percentage of residents in Maesglas rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Maesglas Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Maesglas as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Maesglas is also older than the average, making Maesglas a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.9%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||6.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.7%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.5%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.8%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.1%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.8%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.6%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.5%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.4%|
Maesglas Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Maesglas are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Maesglas has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||2.3%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||5.7%||3.3%|
Maesglas Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Maesglas 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 unemployment in Maesglas is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.1%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.3%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||19.1%||17.4%|
Maesglas Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Maesglas and are from the UK Census of 2011. Maesglas 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.
Maesglas Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||9.8%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10%||6.6%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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