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If you are thinking of moving to Pentre-Poid 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-Poid to figures for Torfaen and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pentre-Poid is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Pentre-Poid Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pentre-Poid 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 Pentre-Poid is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitTorfaenWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20%17.4%

Pentre-Poid General Health Statistics

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

HealthTorfaenWales
Very Good43.26%46.64%
Good32.52%31.12%
Fair15.54%14.62%
Bad6.55%5.82%
Very Bad2.13%1.81%

Pentre-Poid Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pentre-Poid are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pentre-Poid 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.

CountryTorfaenWales
United Kingdom97.3%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.7%1.8%
Outside the EU1.6%3.3%

Pentre-Poid Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTorfaenWales
Owned31.6%35.4%
Mortgage34.6%32%
Shared0.5%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)10%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.7%6.6%
Private Rented7.5%12.7%
Other1.1%1.5%
Rent Free1%1.6%

Pentre-Poid Age Distribution Statistics

AgeTorfaenWales
Age 0 to 45.9%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.5%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.1%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.440.6
Median Age4141

Pentre-Poid 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.

GradeTorfaenWales
AB14.65%17.93%
C127.60%29.31%
C224.37%23.06%
DE33.38%29.69%

Pentre-Poid Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pentre-Poid and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pentre-Poid 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.

QualificationTorfaenWales
No Qualifications28.9%25.9%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 420.3%24.5%
Other4%4.3%



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

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