Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-gwin, Swansea

Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-gwin, Swansea
Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-gwin, Swansea

Socio-economic statistics for Rhyd-y-gwin, Swansea


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 45.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.9%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.140.6
Median Age3941

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 are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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.

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.

Very Good48.65%46.64%
Very Bad2.04%1.81%

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.

United Kingdom92.8%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.8%1.8%
Outside the EU5%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.

No Qualifications23.9%25.9%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Level 313.9%12.3%
Level 425.8%24.5%

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%
Private Rented13.2%12.7%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

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

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