Upper Ochrwyth, Caerphilly

Statistics

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

Upper Ochrwyth General Health Statistics

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

HealthNewportWales
Very Good45.75%46.64%
Good32.81%31.12%
Fair14.09%14.62%
Bad5.60%5.82%
Very Bad1.76%1.81%

Upper Ochrwyth 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 Upper Ochrwyth 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. Upper Ochrwyth is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Upper Ochrwyth 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 Upper Ochrwyth 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Upper Ochrwyth is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNewportWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.1%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.1%17.4%

Upper Ochrwyth Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewportWales
Age 0 to 46.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.3%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.7%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.1%19.9%
Age 60 to 645.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 748.6%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.5%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%
Mean Age38.840.6
Median Age3841

Upper Ochrwyth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNewportWales
Owned29.8%35.4%
Mortgage34.4%32%
Shared0.5%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10%6.6%
Private Rented12.9%12.7%
Other1.1%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Upper Ochrwyth 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.

GradeNewportWales
AB17.67%17.93%
C129.98%29.31%
C220.51%23.06%
DE31.84%29.69%

Upper Ochrwyth Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Upper Ochrwyth are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Upper Ochrwyth has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryNewportWales
United Kingdom91.5%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%
Other EU Countries2.3%1.8%
Outside the EU5.7%3.3%

Upper Ochrwyth Education Statistics

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

QualificationNewportWales
No Qualifications27%25.9%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4%3.9%
Level 311.3%12.3%
Level 423.4%24.5%
Other4.8%4.3%



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

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