If you are thinking of moving to Menai Bridge 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 Menai Bridge to figures for Isle of Anglesey and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Menai Bridge is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Menai Bridge Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Menai Bridge are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Menai Bridge 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||1.4%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||3.1%||3.3%|
Menai Bridge 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. Menai Bridge is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Menai Bridge is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Menai Bridge 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Menai Bridge than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.4%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.4%||17.4%|
Menai Bridge General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Menai Bridge. The percentage of residents in Menai Bridge rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Menai Bridge rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Menai Bridge is generally better than in the average person in Wales.
Menai Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||8.4%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8%||6.6%|
Menai Bridge 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.
Menai Bridge Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Menai Bridge as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Menai Bridge is also older than the average, making Menai Bridge a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.5%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||17%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.2%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||7%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.8%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||2.4%|
Menai Bridge Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Menai Bridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Menai Bridge 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. Menai Bridge also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Menai Bridge are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.