Melincourt Falls, Neath Port Talbot

Statistics

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

Melincourt Falls General Health Statistics

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

HealthNeath Port TalbotWales
Very Good44.95%46.64%
Good28.39%31.12%
Fair16.19%14.62%
Bad7.89%5.82%
Very Bad2.58%1.81%

Melincourt Falls Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Melincourt Falls 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 25% higher in Melincourt Falls than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitNeath Port TalbotWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.4%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.6%17.4%

Melincourt Falls Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNeath Port TalbotWales
United Kingdom97.4%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.8%1.8%
Outside the EU1.5%3.3%

Melincourt Falls Education Statistics

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

QualificationNeath Port TalbotWales
No Qualifications30.9%25.9%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 216%15.7%
Apprenticeship5.1%3.9%
Level 311%12.3%
Level 418.8%24.5%
Other3.9%4.3%

Melincourt Falls Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Melincourt Falls as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Melincourt Falls is also older than the average, making Melincourt Falls a older persons location.

AgeNeath Port TalbotWales
Age 0 to 45.4%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419%18.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.9%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age41.340.6
Median Age4241

Melincourt Falls Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Melincourt Falls has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Melincourt Falls is a relatively affluent area.

TenureNeath Port TalbotWales
Owned36.4%35.4%
Mortgage32.3%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)12.4%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.7%6.6%
Private Rented8.9%12.7%
Other1.3%1.5%
Rent Free1.8%1.6%

Melincourt Falls 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. Melincourt Falls has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNeath Port TalbotWales
AB13.32%17.93%
C126.78%29.31%
C224.82%23.06%
DE35.07%29.69%


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

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