If you are thinking of moving to Pen-y-bank 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 Pen-y-bank to figures for Caerphilly and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pen-y-bank is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Pen-y-bank General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pen-y-bank. The percentage of residents in Pen-y-bank rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Pen-y-bank rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Pen-y-bank is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.
Pen-y-bank Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||14%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.7%||6.6%|
Pen-y-bank Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Pen-y-bank as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Pen-y-bank is also older than the average, making Pen-y-bank a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.3%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.8%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.5%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.3%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.9%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.6%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.3%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.3%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.4%|
Pen-y-bank 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. Pen-y-bank has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Pen-y-bank Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pen-y-bank are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pen-y-bank 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||0.9%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||1.2%||3.3%|
Pen-y-bank Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pen-y-bank and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pen-y-bank 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.
Pen-y-bank Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pen-y-bank 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. The rate of unemployment in Pen-y-bank 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%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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