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

The Rhos 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%

The Rhos General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for The Rhos. The percentage of residents in The Rhos 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%

The Rhos Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of The Rhos are from the UK Census of 2011. Since The Rhos 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%

The Rhos Age Distribution Statistics

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

The Rhos 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%

The Rhos Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in The Rhos 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 The Rhos 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%

The Rhos Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of The Rhos 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%



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

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