Socio-economic statistics for Ochr-y-foel, Sir Ddinbych (Denbighshire)

Socio-economic statistics for Ochr-y-foel, Sir Ddinbych (Denbighshire)
Socio-economic statistics for Ochr-y-foel, Sir Ddinbych (Denbighshire)

Socio-economic statistics for Ochr-y-foel, Sir Ddinbych (Denbighshire)


If you are thinking of moving to Ochr-y-foel 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 Ochr-y-foel to figures for Sir Ddinbych (Denbighshire) and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Ochr-y-foel is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Ochr-y-foel Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Ochr-y-foel as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Ochr-y-foel is also older than the average, making Ochr-y-foel a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.7%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.4%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age42.440.6
Median Age4441

Ochr-y-foel 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 Ochr-y-foel 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. Ochr-y-foel is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Ochr-y-foel is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Ochr-y-foel 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.5%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.7%17.4%

Ochr-y-foel General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Ochr-y-foel. The percentage of residents in Ochr-y-foel rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

Very Good46.61%46.64%
Very Bad1.61%1.81%

Ochr-y-foel Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ochr-y-foel and are from the UK Census of 2011.

No Qualifications25.4%25.9%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.7%
Level 311.4%12.3%
Level 424.2%24.5%

Ochr-y-foel 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.


Ochr-y-foel Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ochr-y-foel are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ochr-y-foel 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 Kingdom95.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.2%1.8%
Outside the EU2.4%3.3%

Ochr-y-foel Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)8.1%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5%6.6%
Private Rented14.3%12.7%
Rent Free1.8%1.6%

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

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