If you are thinking of moving to Rhyd-y-gwin 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-gwin to figures for Swansea and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Rhyd-y-gwin is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Rhyd-y-gwin Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Rhyd-y-gwin as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Rhyd-y-gwin is also older than the average, making Rhyd-y-gwin a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.9%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.5%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.8%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.3%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.3%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.4%|
Rhyd-y-gwin Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rhyd-y-gwin 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)||3.2%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.5%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||17.5%||17.4%|
Rhyd-y-gwin 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-gwin General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Rhyd-y-gwin. The percentage of residents in Rhyd-y-gwin rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Rhyd-y-gwin Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rhyd-y-gwin are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rhyd-y-gwin has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||5%||3.3%|
Rhyd-y-gwin Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rhyd-y-gwin and are from the UK Census of 2011. Rhyd-y-gwin 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-gwin 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-gwin are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
Rhyd-y-gwin Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Rhyd-y-gwin has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Rhyd-y-gwin is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12.7%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.5%||6.6%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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