If you are thinking of moving to Pentre-newydd 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 Pentre-newydd to figures for Shropshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pentre-newydd is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Pentre-newydd General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pentre-newydd. The percentage of residents in Pentre-newydd rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Pentre-newydd rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Pentre-newydd is generally better than in the average person in Wales.
Pentre-newydd Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pentre-newydd and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pentre-newydd 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.
Pentre-newydd Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||19.2%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.3%||6.6%|
Pentre-newydd Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Pentre-newydd as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Pentre-newydd is also older than the average, making Pentre-newydd 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%|
Pentre-newydd Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pentre-newydd are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pentre-newydd 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%|
Pentre-newydd 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.
Pentre-newydd Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pentre-newydd come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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.
|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%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.