Socio-economic statistics for Parc Mawr, Caerphilly

Socio-economic statistics for Parc Mawr, Caerphilly
Socio-economic statistics for Parc Mawr, Caerphilly

If you are thinking of moving to Parc Mawr 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 Parc Mawr to figures for Caerphilly and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Parc Mawr is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Parc Mawr Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)14%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.6%12.7%
Rent Free0.9%1.6%

Parc Mawr 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. Parc Mawr is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Parc Mawr is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Parc Mawr 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Parc Mawr is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.9%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)21%17.4%

Parc Mawr rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Parc Mawr Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Parc Mawr as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Parc Mawr is also older than the average, making Parc Mawr a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46.3%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.3%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.9%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.3%6.1%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.4%
Mean Age39.540.6
Median Age4041

Parc Mawr Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Parc Mawr are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Parc Mawr 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 Kingdom97.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.8%
Outside the EU1.2%3.3%

Parc Mawr 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. Parc Mawr has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Parc Mawr Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Parc Mawr and are from the UK Census of 2011. Parc Mawr has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

No Qualifications31.4%25.9%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.7%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 418.7%24.5%

Parc Mawr General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Parc Mawr. The percentage of residents in Parc Mawr rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Parc Mawr rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Parc Mawr is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.

Very Good44.40%46.64%
Very Bad2.14%1.81%

What is the population of Parc Mawr and Caerphilly?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Caerphilly including Parc Mawr. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Aber Valley6811
Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen10784
Cefn Fforest3893
Darren Valley2551
Morgan Jones7425
New Tredegar4840
Risca East6288
Risca West5271
St. Cattwg7657
St. James5930
St. Martins8663
Twyn Carno2395
Ystrad Mynach5693
Caerphilly Total181731

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

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