If you are thinking of moving to St Nicholas 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 St Nicholas to figures for The Vale Of Glamorgan and nationally. These statistics can tell you if St Nicholas is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
St Nicholas 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. St Nicholas has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
St Nicholas Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of St Nicholas are from the UK Census of 2011. Since St Nicholas 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.
|Country||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||1.6%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||2.9%||3.3%|
St Nicholas Age Distribution Statistics
The population of St Nicholas as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of St Nicholas is also older than the average, making St Nicholas a older persons location.
|Age||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||6.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.8%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.5%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.1%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.7%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.8%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||6%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.5%||2.4%|
St Nicholas General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for St Nicholas. The percentage of residents in St Nicholas rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in St Nicholas rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of St Nicholas is generally better than in the average person in Wales.
|Health||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
St Nicholas Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in St Nicholas 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 St Nicholas than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.9%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14%||17.4%|
St Nicholas Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of St Nicholas and are from the UK Census of 2011. St Nicholas 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. St Nicholas also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of St Nicholas are better educated than the average Wales citizen.
|Qualification||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
St Nicholas Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||The Vale of Glamorgan||Wales|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.5%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.4%||6.6%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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