Living in Phillip’s Town, Caerphilly

If you are thinking of moving to Phillip's Town 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 Phillip's Town to figures for Caerphilly and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Phillip's Town is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Phillip's Town Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Phillip's Town as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Phillip's Town is also older than the average, making Phillip's Town a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46.3%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.3%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.9%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.3%6.1%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.4%
Mean Age39.540.6
Median Age4041

Phillip's Town 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. Phillip's Town has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

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Phillip's Town 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 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. Phillip's Town is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Phillip's Town 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 Phillip's Town 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Phillip's Town is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.9%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)21%17.4%

Phillip's Town rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Phillip's Town Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)14%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.6%12.7%
Rent Free0.9%1.6%

Phillip's Town Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Phillip's Town are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Phillip's Town 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.

United Kingdom97.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.8%
Outside the EU1.2%3.3%

Phillip's Town Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Phillip's Town and are from the UK Census of 2011. Phillip's Town 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.

No Qualifications31.4%25.9%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.7%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 418.7%24.5%

Phillip's Town General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.40%46.64%
Very Bad2.14%1.81%

What is the population of Phillip's Town and Caerphilly?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Caerphilly including Phillip's Town. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Aber Valley6811
Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen10784
Cefn Fforest3893
Darren Valley2551
Morgan Jones7425
New Tredegar4840
Risca East6288
Risca West5271
St. Cattwg7657
St. James5930
St. Martins8663
Twyn Carno2395
Ystrad Mynach5693
Caerphilly Total181731

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

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