Socio-economic statistics for Pit, Monmouthshire

Socio-economic statistics for Pit, Monmouthshire
Socio-economic statistics for Pit, Monmouthshire

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

Pit Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Pit as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Pit is also older than the average, making Pit a older persons location.

AgeMonmouthshireWales
Age 0 to 45.1%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age4340.6
Median Age4541

Pit 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. Pit has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

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GradeMonmouthshireWales
AB28.55%17.93%
C128.21%29.31%
C221.51%23.06%
DE21.73%29.69%

Pit Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureMonmouthshireWales
Owned39.9%35.4%
Mortgage33.7%32%
Shared0.4%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)4.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.7%6.6%
Private Rented9.5%12.7%
Other1.3%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Pit 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. Pit is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Pit 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 Pit 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Pit than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMonmouthshireWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12%17.4%

Pit rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Pit Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pit are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pit 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.

CountryMonmouthshireWales
United Kingdom95.6%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.5%1.8%
Outside the EU2.5%3.3%

Pit General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pit. The percentage of residents in Pit rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthMonmouthshireWales
Very Good46.39%46.64%
Good33.66%31.12%
Fair14.02%14.62%
Bad4.57%5.82%
Very Bad1.36%1.81%

Pit Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pit and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pit has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Pit also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Pit are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

QualificationMonmouthshireWales
No Qualifications20.7%25.9%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.9%
Level 310.8%12.3%
Level 433.1%24.5%
Other3.6%4.3%

What is the population of Pit and Monmouthshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Monmouthshire including Pit. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Caerwent2117
Caldicot Castle2315
Cantref2105
Castle1798
Croesonen2379
Crucorney2162
Devauden1434
Dewstow2032
Dixton with Osbaston2746
Drybridge4206
Goetre Fawr2409
Green Lane2113
Grofield1869
Lansdown2279
Larkfield1985
Llanbadoc1395
Llanelly Hill4210
Llanfoist Fawr2499
Llangybi Fawr1913
Llanover2387
Llantilio Crossenny1796
Llanwenarth Ultra1483
Mardy1702
Mill2508
Mitchel Troy1204
Overmonnow2433
Portskewett2398
Priory2326
Raglan1926
Rogiet1836
Severn1657
Shirenewton2215
St. Arvans1620
St. Christopher's2584
St. Kingsmark3189
St. Mary's1916
The Elms3550
Thornwell2702
Trellech United2837
Usk2833
West End1938
Wyesham2158
Monmouthshire Total95164



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


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