If you are thinking of moving to Briton Ferry 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 Briton Ferry to figures for Neath Port Talbot and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Briton Ferry is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Briton Ferry Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Briton Ferry as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Briton Ferry is also older than the average, making Briton Ferry a older persons location.
|Age||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.1%||9.7%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.2%||6.1%|
|Age 30 to 44||19%||18.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||19.9%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||6.7%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.9%||9.8%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||6.1%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.4%|
Briton Ferry Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Briton Ferry has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Briton Ferry is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
|Social Rented (Council)||12.4%||9.8%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.7%||6.6%|
Briton Ferry 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. Briton Ferry has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
Briton Ferry Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Briton Ferry and are from the UK Census of 2011. Briton Ferry 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.
|Qualification||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
Briton Ferry Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Briton Ferry are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Briton Ferry 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.
|Country||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%|
|Other EU Countries||0.8%||1.8%|
|Outside the EU||1.5%||3.3%|
Briton Ferry Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Briton Ferry 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Briton Ferry than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Benefit||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.6%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||4.4%||3.3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||22.6%||17.4%|
Briton Ferry General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Briton Ferry. The percentage of residents in Briton Ferry rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Briton Ferry rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Briton Ferry is generally worse than in the average person in Wales.
|Health||Neath Port Talbot||Wales|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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