Pen-y-rhiw, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Pen-y-rhiw 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-rhiw to figures for Rhondda, Cynon, Taff and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pen-y-rhiw is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Pen-y-rhiw Education Statistics

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

QualificationRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
No Qualifications31.8%25.9%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.9%
Level 311.4%12.3%
Level 419.6%24.5%
Other4%4.3%

Pen-y-rhiw General Health Statistics

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

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HealthRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Very Good44.86%46.64%
Good29.67%31.12%
Fair15.87%14.62%
Bad7.42%5.82%
Very Bad2.18%1.81%

Pen-y-rhiw 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-rhiw has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
AB13.88%17.93%
C128.17%29.31%
C223.74%23.06%
DE34.22%29.69%

Pen-y-rhiw Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pen-y-rhiw are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pen-y-rhiw 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.

CountryRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
United Kingdom96.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.8%
Outside the EU2.1%3.3%

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Pen-y-rhiw 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 Pen-y-rhiw is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Pen-y-rhiw than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)5.2%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.1%17.4%

Pen-y-rhiw Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Pen-y-rhiw has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Pen-y-rhiw is a relatively affluent area.

TenureRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Owned36.5%35.4%
Mortgage34.5%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)6.9%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.9%6.6%
Private Rented12.4%12.7%
Other1.3%1.5%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%

Pen-y-rhiw Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Age 0 to 46.2%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.6%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.4%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.6%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.4%
Mean Age39.840.6
Median Age4041



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

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