Socio-economic statistics for Monmouth (Trefynwy), Monmouthshire

Socio-economic statistics for Monmouth (Trefynwy), Monmouthshire
Socio-economic statistics for Monmouth (Trefynwy), Monmouthshire

Socio-economic statistics for Monmouth (Trefynwy), Monmouthshire


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

Monmouth (Trefynwy) Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Monmouth (Trefynwy) are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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.

United Kingdom95.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.5%1.8%
Outside the EU2.5%3.3%

Monmouth (Trefynwy) General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Monmouth (Trefynwy). The percentage of residents in Monmouth (Trefynwy) rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

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Very Good46.39%46.64%
Very Bad1.36%1.81%

Monmouth (Trefynwy) Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)4.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.5%12.7%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Monmouth (Trefynwy) Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Monmouth (Trefynwy) as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Monmouth (Trefynwy) is also older than the average, making Monmouth (Trefynwy) a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.1%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age4340.6
Median Age4541

Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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. Monmouth (Trefynwy) has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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 Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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. Monmouth (Trefynwy) is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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 Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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 Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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%

Monmouth (Trefynwy) Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Monmouth (Trefynwy) and are from the UK Census of 2011. Monmouth (Trefynwy) 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. Monmouth (Trefynwy) also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Monmouth (Trefynwy) are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.7%
Level 310.8%12.3%
Level 433.1%24.5%

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

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