If you are thinking of moving to Vaynor 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 Vaynor to figures for Merthyr Tydfil and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Vaynor is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Vaynor Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Vaynor as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Vaynor is also older than the average, making Vaynor a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.2%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.1%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.9%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.3%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.4%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.1%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.4%|
Vaynor 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. Vaynor has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Vaynor 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 Vaynor 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. Vaynor is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Vaynor 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 Vaynor 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Vaynor 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 Vaynor than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.4%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||4.6%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||24%||17.4%|
Vaynor Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Vaynor and are from the UK Census of 2011. Vaynor 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.
Vaynor General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Vaynor. The percentage of residents in Vaynor rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Vaynor rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Vaynor is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.
Vaynor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Vaynor has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Vaynor is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||9.8%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.3%||6.6%|
Vaynor Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Vaynor are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||2.7%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||1.6%||3.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.