Socio-economic statistics for Morriston, Swansea
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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.

QualificationSwanseaWales
No Qualifications23.9%25.9%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 313.9%12.3%
Level 425.8%24.5%
Other4.4%4.3%

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.

CountrySwanseaWales
United Kingdom92.8%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.8%1.8%
Outside the EU5%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.

TenureSwanseaWales
Owned33.4%35.4%
Mortgage30.6%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.5%6.6%
Private Rented13.2%12.7%
Other1.5%1.5%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

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.

BenefitSwanseaWales
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.

HealthSwanseaWales
Very Good48.65%46.64%
Good29.28%31.12%
Fair13.97%14.62%
Bad6.06%5.82%
Very Bad2.04%1.81%

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.

AgeSwanseaWales
Age 0 to 45.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.9%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.140.6
Median Age3941

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.

GradeSwanseaWales
AB18.30%17.93%
C133.44%29.31%
C219.34%23.06%
DE28.92%29.69%


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

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