Area Information for Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL
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|Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, CF24 4JJ|
|Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ|
|Treherbert Street, Cardiff, CF24 4JN|
|Treorchy Street, Cardiff, CF24 4JP|
|Hirwain Street, Cardiff, CF24 4JG|
|Hirwain Street, Cardiff, CF24 4JH|
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. Please note: census information may include figures for adjacent streets and postcodes. The figures are therefore representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses. The census collection is designed so that each group of postcodes should contain at least 100 people (50 in Scotland). This is done to preserve the anonymity of the people in that area, as some postcodes cover a very small area, sometimes a single building. You can see the area covered by the census statistics by clicking "Show Census Area Covered" below the map above.
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We have found 62 property sales in Merthyr Street since the beginning of 1995.
Our data comes directly from the Land Registry, and is updated monthly. It does not include commercial sales, or sales of land without property.
Housing Types Embed This
The area containing Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales consists predominantly of terraced housing, which is common in suburban and inner-city areas. Please note that the figures may include adjacent streets - see the Summary tab for an explanation and map of the area that these figures cover.
|Residence in Commercial Building||2|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales contains a higher than average level of rented housing (excluding social housing) - 69% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 16%.
|Owned with Mortgage||13|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||3|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||88|
Housing Occupancy Embed This Back to Top
This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.
Social Grade Embed This
Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.
|AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions||15|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||80|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||11|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||15|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly equal at 49% male, 51% female. This address in Cardiff Central UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 49% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. This section of the Cathays ward has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 18-30. This is most commonly seen in inner city areas that have good entertainment facilities (bars, clubs, theatres etc.) that appeal to this younger demographic.
This type of distribution is also common in the vicinity of higher education facilities, in particular universities.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of CF24 4JL there is a large concentration of residents that are single - 84% of the resident population. On average, around 35% of census respondents were single. Areas with large single populations are often in built-up areas, with good entertainment facilities. It is also common to see a younger population in these areas.
Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.
Health Embed This Back to Top
Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.
Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.
This area is fit as a fiddle, with over 92% of the population reporting themselves as being in Good or Very Good health at this address.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.
The qualification levels are based on current qualification names. The former Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and CSEs will be included in the GCSE figures. Former Higher School Certificates (HSCs) will be counted as A Levels.
|Highest Qualification Level Achieved|
|Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc)||85|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||248|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||26|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||17|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||26|
Welsh Language Embed This
The area around CF24 4JL has a lower than average concentration of Welsh speakers - 11% of the resident population. Across Wales, 18.6% of the population spoke Welsh at the time of the last census.
|Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing||13|
|No Welsh Skills||377|
Ethnic Group Embed This
As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 87% white.
As a country with a diverse population, the UK is home to other sizable ethnic groups, with mixed ethnicity (2.1%), Indian (2.4%) and Pakistani (1.9%) being the largest groups reported.
There is considerable division of ethnicities within the UK, with ethnically diverse addresses uncommon outside of urban areas.
Country of Birth Embed This Back to Top
In this area (Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales), 39% of the residents were born in Wales, which means that the majority were born outside of Wales.
At the time of the 2011 census, approximately 72.7% of the resident population of Wales were born in Wales. The other groups were 20.8% English, 0.79% Scottish, 0.27% Northern Irish, 0.39% from the Republic of Ireland, 1.8% from other European Union countries, and 3.25% from outside of Europe.
|Country of Birth|
|Republic of Ireland||11|
Passport(s) Held Embed This Back to Top
Note that an individual may hold one or more passports. The data may include people living in adjacent addresses to CF24 4JL
|Republic of Ireland||15|
|Europe (including European Union)||11|
|Middle East or Asia||26|
|North America or Caribbean||4|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||3|
Religion Embed This Back to Top
England and Wales are primarily Christian countries, with 59.3% of residents Christian. However, a sizeable portion of the population (25.1%) claim to have no religion. Some 4.8% identify themselves as Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.8% Sikh, and 0.4% as other religions, while the remaining 7.2% did not state their religious views.
Economic Activity Embed This
This address within the Cathays ward showed a higher than average concentration of student residents - 70% of the resident population. On average, around 9.2% of census respondents were students. Male residents were slightly less likely than women to be students. The figures for students include both working and full-time studying students.
Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.
|Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week)||15|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||289|
|Looking After Home or Family||6|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||5|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||33|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||5|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||5|
|Public Administration and Defence||4|
|HealthInc. Social Work||17|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||11|
Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL is within the Cathays policing neighbourhood, under the South Wales Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999.
|Crime:||Click here to view crimes committed near Merthyr Street|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Cathays. All distances are straightline distances, please consult the map of the facility to check the exact location. You can also view these details on our interactive services map for CF24 4JL.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL. The nearest railway station is Cathays, approximately 640 yards away.
|Cardiff Queen Street||1 mile|
|Cardiff Central||1.2 miles|
|Ninian Park||1.4 miles|
|Heath Low Level||1.6 miles|
|Heath High Level||1.6 miles|
|Grangetown (Cardiff)||1.8 miles|
|Cardiff Bay||1.9 miles|
|Waun-Gron Park||2 miles|
|Ty Glas||2 miles|
|Whitchurch (Cardiff)||2.5 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL. The nearest is Cardiff Muslim Primary School, approximately < 50 yards away.
|Cardiff Muslim Primary School||< 50 yards|
|St Monica's C.I.W. Primary School||140 yards|
|Allensbank Primary School||0.6 miles|
|Roath Park Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Albany Primary School||0.7 miles|
|St Joseph's R.C. Primary School||0.8 miles|
|St Mary's R.C. Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Severn Primary School||1 mile|
|Tredegarville C.I.W. Primary School||1 mile|
|St Peter's R.C. Primary School||1 mile|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL. The nearest is Cathays High School, approximately 0.5 miles away.
|Cathays High School||0.5 miles|
|Fitzalan High School||1.7 miles|
|Cardiff High School||1.8 miles|
|The Bishop Of Llandaff C.I.W. High School||2.1 miles|
|Willows High School||2.1 miles|
|St Teilo's C.I.W. High School||2.1 miles|
|Cantonian High School||2.2 miles|
|Whitchurch High School||2.2 miles|
|Woodlands High School||2.4 miles|
|Cardiff West Community High School||2.5 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL. The nearest is Cathays Surgery, approximately 240 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Cathays Surgery||240 yards|
|Meddygfa Albany Surgery||0.5 miles|
|Drs O P & R Aggarwal||0.6 miles|
|North Road Medical Practice||0.6 miles|
|Whitchurch Road Surgery||0.7 miles|
|Dr J A Johnson & Partners||0.7 miles|
|Kings Road Surgery||0.8 miles|
|The Penylan Surgery||0.9 miles|
|Dr A Ghanghro & Partner||0.9 miles|
|Dr A M Stone & Partners||0.9 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Merthyr Street, Cathays, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 4JL. The nearest is Consulting Rooms [80 Cathedral Road], approximately 0.7 miles away.
|Consulting Rooms [80 Cathedral Road]||0.7 miles|
|Breast Test Wales, Cardiff||0.8 miles|
|North West Cmht - Gabalfa Clinic||0.8 miles|
|Consulting Rooms [242 Cathedral Road]||0.8 miles|
|Cardiff & Vale Camhs||0.9 miles|
|St David's Hospital||0.9 miles|
|Consulting Rooms [14 Lake Road East]||0.9 miles|
|Private Practice [University Hospital Of Wales]||1 mile|
|The Children's Hospital For Wales||1 mile|
|University Hospital Of Wales||1 mile|
* Distances are measured in a straight line from the given postcode. Please consult the facility's map page or your preferred route finding/GPS app for driving directions.
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Broadband in CF24 4JL
This postcode has support for Ultrafast broadband at one or more premises. Ultrafast broadband is the latest high-speed standard, generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 300Mbps or more - more than enough for even the most demanding household gaming, video calling, video and internet browsing needs. Note that occasionally some properties in a postcode may still not be eligible due to conditions on the ground, or the building structure. If you wish to enquire about a specific property in this postcode, contact the major suppliers, for instance Virgin Media, BT Broadband and Plusnet. For more information on Superfast Broadband, see the OpenReach website.
Broadband data is based on information provided by the major fixed internet service providers in the UK, including Virgin Media and BT. It does not include providers of satellite internet. Data at this postcode has been sourced from 36 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||147.6Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||350Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||3.1Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||10Mbps|
|Ultrafast (300Mbps+) Broadband Available||Yes|
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