If you are thinking of moving to Wemyss Bay 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 Wemyss Bay to figures for Inverclyde and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Wemyss Bay is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Wemyss Bay Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Wemyss Bay are from the UK Census of 2011.
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Wemyss Bay 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.
Wemyss Bay Age Distribution Statistics
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Wemyss Bay Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Wemyss Bay and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Wemyss Bay Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Wemyss Bay 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 unemployment in Wemyss Bay 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 Wemyss Bay than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.9%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||4.5%||3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||22%||15.7%|
Wemyss Bay General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Wemyss Bay.
Wemyss Bay Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
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Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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