Pwll-y-glaw, Neath Port Talbot


If you are thinking of moving to Pwll-y-glaw 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 Pwll-y-glaw to figures for Neath Port Talbot and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pwll-y-glaw is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Pwll-y-glaw Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pwll-y-glaw 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Pwll-y-glaw than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitNeath Port TalbotWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.4%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.6%17.4%

Pwll-y-glaw Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pwll-y-glaw are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pwll-y-glaw 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.

CountryNeath Port TalbotWales
United Kingdom97.4%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.8%1.8%
Outside the EU1.5%3.3%

Pwll-y-glaw Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNeath Port TalbotWales
Social Rented (Council)12.4%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.7%6.6%
Private Rented8.9%12.7%
Rent Free1.8%1.6%

Pwll-y-glaw Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pwll-y-glaw and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pwll-y-glaw 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.

QualificationNeath Port TalbotWales
No Qualifications30.9%25.9%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 216%15.7%
Level 311%12.3%
Level 418.8%24.5%

Pwll-y-glaw Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Pwll-y-glaw as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Pwll-y-glaw is also older than the average, making Pwll-y-glaw a older persons location.

AgeNeath Port TalbotWales
Age 0 to 45.4%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419%18.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.9%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age41.340.6
Median Age4241

Pwll-y-glaw 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. Pwll-y-glaw has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNeath Port TalbotWales

Pwll-y-glaw General Health Statistics

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

HealthNeath Port TalbotWales
Very Good44.95%46.64%
Very Bad2.58%1.81%

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

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