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

Point Lynas Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitAngleseyWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.7%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%17.4%

Point Lynas 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.

GradeAngleseyWales
AB17.35%17.93%
C127.78%29.31%
C225.80%23.06%
DE29.07%29.69%

Point Lynas Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureAngleseyWales
Owned40.7%35.4%
Mortgage27.9%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)1.9%6.6%
Private Rented12.1%12.7%
Other2%1.5%
Rent Free2.4%1.6%

Point Lynas General Health Statistics

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

HealthAngleseyWales
Very Good48.02%46.64%
Good30.55%31.12%
Fair15.11%14.62%
Bad4.89%5.82%
Very Bad1.43%1.81%

Point Lynas Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Point Lynas and are from the UK Census of 2011. Point Lynas 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. Point Lynas also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Point Lynas are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

QualificationAngleseyWales
No Qualifications24.2%25.9%
Level 112.7%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.9%
Level 311.9%12.3%
Level 426.1%24.5%
Other4.2%4.3%

Point Lynas Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAngleseyWales
United Kingdom96.5%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.1%1.8%
Outside the EU1.8%3.3%

Point Lynas Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeAngleseyWales
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95%5.3%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 7412.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 847.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.4%
Mean Age43.440.6
Median Age4541



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

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