Area Information for Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW 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 4 property sales in Merfield Close 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 Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, 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.
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales contains a higher than average level of social housing - 62% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||19|
|Rented: From Council||28|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||52|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||10|
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||2|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||14|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||17|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||58|
Gender Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the gender split is roughly 49% male, 51% female. This part of the Bryncoch ward however contains significantly more women than average (60%). This can be caused by a number of factors, but amongst the most common are large establishments such as boarding schools and convents, and areas with older populations.
Females on average live longer than males, so are more likely to be found in retirement areas. In general, as people age they move away from city centre addresses to suburbs, smaller towns and rural locations, so these areas often show a greater number of females, with inner city areas showing the opposite trend.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
The area around CF32 9SW has a very large concentration of children that are under 16 (at 28% of the resident population). This is commonly seen in suburban neighbourhoods, and sometiems in areas of high social housing.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode CF32 9SW does not show a significant deviation from the average figures for the UK. In the UK as a whole, the average figures are approximately as follows for relationship statuses: 34% single, 47% married, 3% separated, 9% divorced, 7% widowed, and 0.2% same sex.
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.
However, this area of the Bryncoch ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (69%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
Merfield Close and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 48% of the resident population. On average, around 22.9% of census respondents fall into this category.
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)||17|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||15|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||19|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||45|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||99|
Welsh Language Embed This
The area around CF32 9SW 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||18|
|No Welsh Skills||241|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales) can be considered less ethnically diverse than the UK average. As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with residents of this area being 96% so.
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
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||0|
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 CF32 9SW
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||0|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||0|
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
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)||30|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||9|
|Looking After Home or Family||23|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||22|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||2|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||4|
|Accommodation and Food||7|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||11|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||6|
Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW is within the Bryncoch policing neighbourhood, under the South Wales Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In May 2021, 57 crimes were reported within half a mile of CF32 9SW.
|Crime:||Click here to view 57 crimes committed near Merfield Close|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to Sarn. 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 CF32 9SW.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW. The nearest railway station is Sarn, approximately 620 yards away.
|Garth (Bridgend County)||4.6 miles|
|Maesteg (Ewenny Road)||5.2 miles|
|Dinas (Rhondda)||8.2 miles|
|Ton Pentre||8.4 miles|
|Ystrad Rhondda||8.7 miles|
|Port Talbot Parkway||9.2 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW. The nearest is Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen, approximately 690 yards away.
|Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen||690 yards|
|Bryncethin Primary School||810 yards|
|St Robert's Catholic Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Brynmenyn Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Tondu Primary School||0.8 miles|
|Ysgol Bryn Castell||0.9 miles|
|Portfolio PRU||1 mile|
|Penyfai C.I.W. Primary||1.2 miles|
|Litchard Primary||1.3 miles|
|Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Calon Y Cymoedd||1.9 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW. The nearest is Bryntirion Comprehensive School, approximately 1.8 miles away.
|Bryntirion Comprehensive School||1.8 miles|
|Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School||2.6 miles|
|Brynteg Comprehensive School||3 miles|
|Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd||3.6 miles|
|Pencoed Comprehensive School||3.8 miles|
|Cynffig Comprehensive School||4.2 miles|
|Porthcawl Comprehensive School||6.9 miles|
|Cowbridge Comprehensive School||8.3 miles|
|Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda||8.5 miles|
|Y Pant Comprehensive School||8.6 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW. The nearest is Tyn-Y-Coed Surgery, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Tyn-Y-Coed Surgery||< 50 yards|
|New Street Surgery||0.6 miles|
|Pen Y Bont Health - Riversdale Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Pen Y Bont Health - Oak Tree Surgery||2.6 miles|
|Pen Y Bont Health - Bridgend Group Practice||2.7 miles|
|Pen Y Bont Health - The New Surgery||3.6 miles|
|Pen Y Bont Health - Pencoed Surgery||3.9 miles|
|Dr I O Evans & Partners||4.4 miles|
|Dr S Murugiah & Partner||4.6 miles|
|Cwmgarw Practice||5.1 miles|
Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Merfield Close, Sarn, Bridgend, Wales, CF32 9SW. The nearest is Caswell Clinic, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Caswell Clinic||1.1 miles|
|Taith Newydd||1.1 miles|
|Bridgend Clinic [Princess Of Wales Hospital]||1.7 miles|
|Coity Clinic - Adult Mental Health Unit||1.7 miles|
|Princess Of Wales Hospital||1.7 miles|
|Ty Llidiard||1.7 miles|
|Quarella Road Mental Health Unit||2 miles|
|Maesteg Community Hospital||6.1 miles|
|Welsh Blood Service||8.1 miles|
|Private Practice [Royal Glamorgan Hospital]||8.3 miles|
* 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 CF32 9SW
This postcode has support for superfast broadband at one or more premises. Superfast broadband is generally taken to mean fixed line broadband at a potential speed of 30Mbps plus - more than enough for gaming, video calling, watching video and internet browsing. 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 9 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||38Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||80Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||9Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||20Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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