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

Rhyd-y-foel Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rhyd-y-foel are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rhyd-y-foel 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.

CountryConwyWales
United Kingdom95.7%94.5%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.4%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.8%
Outside the EU2.2%3.3%

Rhyd-y-foel Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rhyd-y-foel and are from the UK Census of 2011. Rhyd-y-foel 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. Rhyd-y-foel also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Rhyd-y-foel are better educated than the average Wales citizen.

QualificationConwyWales
No Qualifications25.6%25.9%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.7%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.9%
Level 311.3%12.3%
Level 425.5%24.5%
Other4.6%4.3%

Rhyd-y-foel Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Rhyd-y-foel as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Rhyd-y-foel is also older than the average, making Rhyd-y-foel a older persons location.

AgeConwyWales
Age 0 to 45.1%5.8%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.3%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.7%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.1%
Age 30 to 4416.6%18.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.9%
Age 60 to 647.7%6.7%
Age 65 to 7412.1%9.8%
Age 75 to 848.6%6.1%
Age 85 and over3.7%2.4%
Mean Age44.640.6
Median Age4641

Rhyd-y-foel 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.

GradeConwyWales
AB18.29%17.93%
C129.23%29.31%
C224.32%23.06%
DE28.16%29.69%

Rhyd-y-foel Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureConwyWales
Owned39.9%35.4%
Mortgage29.5%32%
Shared0.7%0.3%
Social Rented (Council)5.1%9.8%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.6%6.6%
Private Rented15.1%12.7%
Other1.6%1.5%
Rent Free1.6%1.6%

Rhyd-y-foel General Health Statistics

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

HealthConwyWales
Very Good45.42%46.64%
Good32.09%31.12%
Fair15.51%14.62%
Bad5.41%5.82%
Very Bad1.57%1.81%

Rhyd-y-foel Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rhyd-y-foel 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.

BenefitConwyWales
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.5%3.6%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%3.3%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.8%17.4%


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

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