Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-cwm, Powys

Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-cwm, Powys
Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-cwm, Powys

Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-cwm, Powys


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

Rhyd-y-cwm Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)9.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.8%6.6%
Private Rented12.9%12.7%
Rent Free2.2%1.6%

Rhyd-y-cwm Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rhyd-y-cwm 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 10% lower in Rhyd-y-cwm than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.4%17.4%

Rhyd-y-cwm 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.


Rhyd-y-cwm Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.9%5.8%
Age 5 to 95%5.3%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.4%6.1%
Age 30 to 4416.4%18.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.9%
Age 60 to 648.2%6.7%
Age 65 to 7412.2%9.8%
Age 75 to 847.5%6.1%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.4%
Mean Age43.940.6
Median Age4641

Rhyd-y-cwm General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.75%46.64%
Very Bad1.33%1.81%

Rhyd-y-cwm Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications24.8%25.9%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.7%
Level 311.5%12.3%
Level 426.3%24.5%

Rhyd-y-cwm Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom95.8%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.7%1.8%
Outside the EU2.1%3.3%

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

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