Socio-economic statistics for Rhiwlas, Gwynedd

Socio-economic statistics for Rhiwlas, Gwynedd
Socio-economic statistics for Rhiwlas, Gwynedd

Socio-economic statistics for Rhiwlas, Gwynedd

Statistics

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

Rhiwlas Education Statistics

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

QualificationGwyneddWales
No Qualifications23.2%25.9%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.9%
Level 314.5%12.3%
Level 426.4%24.5%
Other4.3%4.3%

Rhiwlas Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureGwyneddWales
Owned40.3%35.4%
Mortgage25.1%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)8.4%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%6.6%
Private Rented13.3%12.7%
Other2.1%1.5%
Rent Free2.6%1.6%

Rhiwlas 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 Rhiwlas 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. Rhiwlas is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Rhiwlas 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 Rhiwlas 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 Rhiwlas than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitGwyneddWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.7%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.4%17.4%

Rhiwlas Immigration Statistics

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

CountryGwyneddWales
United Kingdom95.1%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.8%
Outside the EU3.1%3.3%

Rhiwlas General Health Statistics

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

HealthGwyneddWales
Very Good50.38%46.64%
Good30.67%31.12%
Fair13.61%14.62%
Bad4.10%5.82%
Very Bad1.23%1.81%

Rhiwlas Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeGwyneddWales
Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.5%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%19.9%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%
Age 65 to 7410.8%9.8%
Age 75 to 847%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.4%
Mean Age41.640.6
Median Age4241

Rhiwlas 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.

GradeGwyneddWales
AB17.74%17.93%
C129.07%29.31%
C225.99%23.06%
DE27.19%29.69%


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

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