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

Garn-swllt 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.

GradeSwanseaWales
AB18.30%17.93%
C133.44%29.31%
C219.34%23.06%
DE28.92%29.69%

Garn-swllt Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Garn-swllt are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Garn-swllt 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.

CountrySwanseaWales
United Kingdom92.8%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.8%1.8%
Outside the EU5%3.3%

Garn-swllt Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Garn-swllt 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.

BenefitSwanseaWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.5%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.5%17.4%

Garn-swllt Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Garn-swllt has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Garn-swllt is an economically deprived area.

TenureSwanseaWales
Owned33.4%35.4%
Mortgage30.6%32%
Shared0.3%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.5%6.6%
Private Rented13.2%12.7%
Other1.5%1.5%
Rent Free1.7%1.6%

Garn-swllt Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Garn-swllt and are from the UK Census of 2011. Garn-swllt has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Garn-swllt also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Garn-swllt are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

QualificationSwanseaWales
No Qualifications23.9%25.9%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.9%
Level 313.9%12.3%
Level 425.8%24.5%
Other4.4%4.3%

Garn-swllt General Health Statistics

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

HealthSwanseaWales
Very Good48.65%46.64%
Good29.28%31.12%
Fair13.97%14.62%
Bad6.06%5.82%
Very Bad2.04%1.81%

Garn-swllt Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Garn-swllt as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Garn-swllt is also older than the average, making Garn-swllt a older persons location.

AgeSwanseaWales
Age 0 to 45.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.9%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4418.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919%19.9%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.7%
Age 65 to 749.3%9.8%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%
Mean Age40.140.6
Median Age3941



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

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