Socio-economic statistics for Ystradowen, Neath Port Talbot

Socio-economic statistics for Ystradowen, Neath Port Talbot
Socio-economic statistics for Ystradowen, Neath Port Talbot

Socio-economic statistics for Ystradowen, Neath Port Talbot


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

Ystradowen Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom95.9%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%
Other EU Countries2%1.8%
Outside the EU1.8%3.3%

Ystradowen 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.


Ystradowen Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ystradowen come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%17.4%

Ystradowen Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.7%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.1%
Age 30 to 4417.3%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 7411.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.9%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.4%
Mean Age42.340.6
Median Age4441

Ystradowen Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)11.2%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%6.6%
Private Rented10.4%12.7%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Ystradowen General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.97%46.64%
Very Bad2.20%1.81%

Ystradowen Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications26.8%25.9%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.7%
Level 311.2%12.3%
Level 423.9%24.5%

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

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