Socio-economic statistics for Rhydowen, Pembrokeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Rhydowen, Pembrokeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Rhydowen, Pembrokeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Rhydowen, Pembrokeshire

Statistics

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

Rhydowen 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 Rhydowen 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. Rhydowen is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Rhydowen is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Rhydowen 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 Rhydowen than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitPembrokeshireWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.6%17.4%

Rhydowen General Health Statistics

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

HealthPembrokeshireWales
Very Good45.36%46.64%
Good32.58%31.12%
Fair15.26%14.62%
Bad5.21%5.82%
Very Bad1.59%1.81%

Rhydowen Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgePembrokeshireWales
Age 0 to 45.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.8%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.1%
Age 30 to 4416.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.7%9.8%
Age 75 to 847.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.4%
Mean Age42.940.6
Median Age4541

Rhydowen Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenurePembrokeshireWales
Owned42%35.4%
Mortgage26.8%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)11%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%6.6%
Private Rented11.6%12.7%
Other1.9%1.5%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Rhydowen Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rhydowen and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationPembrokeshireWales
No Qualifications24.6%25.9%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 311.8%12.3%
Level 424.8%24.5%
Other4.1%4.3%

Rhydowen 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.

GradePembrokeshireWales
AB15.97%17.93%
C126.51%29.31%
C228.47%23.06%
DE29.05%29.69%

Rhydowen Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPembrokeshireWales
United Kingdom95.4%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.7%1.8%
Outside the EU2.3%3.3%



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

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