Socio-economic statistics for Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Pontyberem 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 Pontyberem to figures for Carmarthenshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pontyberem is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Pontyberem Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.9%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age42.340.6
Median Age4441

Pontyberem Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom95.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries2%1.8%
Outside the EU1.8%3.3%

Pontyberem 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.


Pontyberem Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pontyberem 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%17.4%

Pontyberem Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)11.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%6.6%
Private Rented10.4%12.7%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Pontyberem General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.97%46.64%
Very Bad2.20%1.81%

Pontyberem Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications26.8%25.9%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.7%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 423.9%24.5%

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

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