If you are thinking of moving to Morriston 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 Morriston to figures for Swansea and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Morriston is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Morriston Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Morriston and are from the UK Census of 2011. Morriston 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. Morriston also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Morriston are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
Morriston Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Morriston are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Morriston 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||0.4%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||5%||3.3%|
Morriston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Morriston has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Morriston is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12.7%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.5%||6.6%|
Morriston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Morriston 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.2%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.5%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||17.5%||17.4%|
Morriston General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Morriston. The percentage of residents in Morriston rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Morriston Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Morriston as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Morriston is also older than the average, making Morriston a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.9%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.5%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.8%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.3%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.3%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.4%|
Morriston 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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