Socio-economic statistics for Taibach, Neath Port Talbot

Socio-economic statistics for Taibach, Neath Port Talbot
Socio-economic statistics for Taibach, Neath Port Talbot

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

Taibach General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Taibach. The percentage of residents in Taibach rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Taibach rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Taibach is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.

HealthNeath Port TalbotWales
Very Good44.95%46.64%
Good28.39%31.12%
Fair16.19%14.62%
Bad7.89%5.82%
Very Bad2.58%1.81%

Taibach Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Taibach and are from the UK Census of 2011. Taibach has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

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QualificationNeath Port TalbotWales
No Qualifications30.9%25.9%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 216%15.7%
Apprenticeship5.1%3.9%
Level 311%12.3%
Level 418.8%24.5%
Other3.9%4.3%

Taibach 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. Taibach has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNeath Port TalbotWales
AB13.32%17.93%
C126.78%29.31%
C224.82%23.06%
DE35.07%29.69%

Taibach Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNeath Port TalbotWales
Age 0 to 45.4%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419%18.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.9%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age41.340.6
Median Age4241

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Taibach 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 25% higher in Taibach than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitNeath Port TalbotWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.4%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.6%17.4%

Taibach rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Taibach Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNeath Port TalbotWales
United Kingdom97.4%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.8%1.8%
Outside the EU1.5%3.3%

Taibach Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Taibach has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Taibach is a relatively affluent area.

TenureNeath Port TalbotWales
Owned36.4%35.4%
Mortgage32.3%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)12.4%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.7%6.6%
Private Rented8.9%12.7%
Other1.3%1.5%
Rent Free1.8%1.6%

What is the population of Taibach and Neath Port Talbot?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Neath Port Talbot including Taibach. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Aberavon5809
Aberdulais2412
Allt-wen2786
Baglan6706
Blaengwrach2036
Briton Ferry East2896
Briton Ferry West2963
Bryn and Cwmavon6855
Bryn-coch North2073
Bryn-coch South5847
Cadoxton1594
Cimla3754
Coedffranc Central3987
Coedffranc North2536
Coedffranc West4729
Crynant1980
Cwmllynfell1164
Cymmer2802
Dyffryn3023
Glyncorrwg993
Glynneath3305
Godre'r graig2162
Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen2948
Gwynfi1310
Lower Brynamman1407
Margam3151
Neath East6637
Neath North3878
Neath South5127
Onllwyn1214
Pelenna1119
Pontardawe5731
Port Talbot5829
Resolven3191
Rhos2528
Sandfields East6990
Sandfields West6871
Seven Sisters2107
Tai-bach4937
Tonna2644
Trebanos1459
Ystalyfera2896
Neath Port Talbot Total144386



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


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