If you are thinking of moving to Pen-y-groes 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-groes to figures for Carmarthenshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pen-y-groes is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Pen-y-groes Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Pen-y-groes as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Pen-y-groes is also older than the average, making Pen-y-groes a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.2%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.2%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.3%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.9%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.3%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.1%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.9%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.4%|
Pen-y-groes Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pen-y-groes are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||2%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||1.8%||3.3%|
Pen-y-groes Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pen-y-groes and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Pen-y-groes Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pen-y-groes 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)||2.8%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.5%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||17.3%||17.4%|
Pen-y-groes General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pen-y-groes. The percentage of residents in Pen-y-groes rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Pen-y-groes rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Pen-y-groes is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.
Pen-y-groes Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||11.2%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.6%||6.6%|
Pen-y-groes 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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