Socio-economic statistics for Tonyrefail, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

Socio-economic statistics for Tonyrefail, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
Socio-economic statistics for Tonyrefail, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

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

Tonyrefail Education Statistics

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

QualificationRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
No Qualifications31.8%25.9%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.9%
Level 311.4%12.3%
Level 419.6%24.5%
Other4%4.3%

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

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GradeRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
AB13.88%17.93%
C128.17%29.31%
C223.74%23.06%
DE34.22%29.69%

Tonyrefail 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. Tonyrefail is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Tonyrefail 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 Tonyrefail 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 unemployment in Tonyrefail is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Tonyrefail than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)5.2%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.1%17.4%

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

Tonyrefail Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Owned36.5%35.4%
Mortgage34.5%32%
Shared0.2%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)6.9%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.9%6.6%
Private Rented12.4%12.7%
Other1.3%1.5%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%

Tonyrefail Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Age 0 to 46.2%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.6%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.5%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.4%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.6%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.4%
Mean Age39.840.6
Median Age4041

Tonyrefail Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
United Kingdom96.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%
Other EU Countries0.9%1.8%
Outside the EU2.1%3.3%

Tonyrefail General Health Statistics

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

HealthRhondda, Cynon, TaffWales
Very Good44.86%46.64%
Good29.67%31.12%
Fair15.87%14.62%
Bad7.42%5.82%
Very Bad2.18%1.81%

What is the population of Tonyrefail and Rhondda Cynon Taf?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Rhondda Cynon Taf including Tonyrefail. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Aberaman North5183
Aberaman South4933
Abercynon6507
Aberdare East6846
Aberdare West/Llwydcoed9596
Beddau4400
Brynna4788
Church Village6183
Cilfynydd2878
Cwm Clydach2747
Cwmbach5242
Cymmer5521
Ferndale4147
Gilfach Goch3471
Glyncoch3021
Graig2631
Hawthorn4111
Hirwaun4373
Llanharan3712
Llanharry4098
Llantrisant Town4205
Llantwit Fardre6268
Llwyn-y-pia2242
Maerdy3100
Mountain Ash East3072
Mountain Ash West4486
Pen-y-graig5527
Pen-y-waun3184
Penrhiwceiber6024
Pentre5254
Pont-y-clun8846
Pontypridd Town2872
Porth5977
Rhigos1743
Rhondda4740
Rhydfelen Central/Ilan4537
Taffs Well3788
Talbot Green2825
Ton-teg3882
Tonypandy3782
Tonyrefail East6017
Tonyrefail West6864
Trallwng3748
Trealaw4171
Treforest5182
Treherbert5889
Treorchy7633
Tylorstown4478
Tyn-y-nant3541
Ynyshir3284
Ynysybwl4570
Ystrad5754
Rhondda Cynon Taf Total241873



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


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