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

Pentre-poeth Education Statistics

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

QualificationNewportWales
No Qualifications27%25.9%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.7%
Apprenticeship4%3.9%
Level 311.3%12.3%
Level 423.4%24.5%
Other4.8%4.3%

Pentre-poeth Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewportWales
Age 0 to 46.5%5.8%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.3%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.7%9.7%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.1%
Age 30 to 4419.8%18.6%
Age 45 to 5919.1%19.9%
Age 60 to 645.8%6.7%
Age 65 to 748.6%9.8%
Age 75 to 845.5%6.1%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%
Mean Age38.840.6
Median Age3841

Pentre-poeth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNewportWales
Owned29.8%35.4%
Mortgage34.4%32%
Shared0.5%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10%6.6%
Private Rented12.9%12.7%
Other1.1%1.5%
Rent Free1.4%1.6%

Pentre-poeth Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNewportWales
United Kingdom91.5%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%
Other EU Countries2.3%1.8%
Outside the EU5.7%3.3%

Pentre-poeth 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.

GradeNewportWales
AB17.67%17.93%
C129.98%29.31%
C220.51%23.06%
DE31.84%29.69%

Pentre-poeth Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pentre-poeth 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 Pentre-poeth is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNewportWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.1%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.1%17.4%

Pentre-poeth General Health Statistics

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

HealthNewportWales
Very Good45.75%46.64%
Good32.81%31.12%
Fair14.09%14.62%
Bad5.60%5.82%
Very Bad1.76%1.81%


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

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