If you are thinking of moving to Pen-y-bryn 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-bryn to figures for Wrexham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pen-y-bryn is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Pen-y-bryn 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-bryn Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pen-y-bryn 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)||3.5%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.5%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.9%||17.4%|
Pen-y-bryn General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pen-y-bryn. The percentage of residents in Pen-y-bryn rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Pen-y-bryn rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Pen-y-bryn is generally better than in the average person in Wales.
Pen-y-bryn Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||19.2%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.3%||6.6%|
Pen-y-bryn Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pen-y-bryn and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pen-y-bryn 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-bryn Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Pen-y-bryn as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Pen-y-bryn is also older than the average, making Pen-y-bryn a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.6%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.7%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.5%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||20%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.8%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.6%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.3%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.5%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.4%|
Pen-y-bryn Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pen-y-bryn are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pen-y-bryn 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||0.3%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||3.4%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||2.6%||3.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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