Area Information for The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ
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About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ 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 97 property sales in The Ridings 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 The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales consists predominantly of detached housing, a strong indicator of affluence. 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
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is being repaid through a mortgage arrangement. The national average is just under 33%, while in this area it represents 67% of housing spaces.
|Owned with Mortgage||98|
|Rented: From Council||0|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||0|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||12|
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||37|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||43|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||37|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||19|
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 Cynon Valley UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 53% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
The postcode CF44 8AQ 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.
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)||121|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||56|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||64|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||39|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||31|
Welsh Language Embed This
The area around CF44 8AQ 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||47|
|No Welsh Skills||325|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (The Ridings, Aberdare, 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 98% 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||1|
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 CF44 8AQ
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||6|
|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
This address within the Aberdare West/Llwydcoed ward had a larger than average concentration of residents that were in full-time employment - 52% of the resident population. On average, around 38.4% of census respondents were in full-time employment.
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)||48|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||42|
|Looking After Home or Family||8|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||15|
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||4|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||2|
|Accommodation and Food||13|
|Information and Communication||5|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||14|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||10|
|Public Administration and Defence||28|
|HealthInc. Social Work||40|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||2|
The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ is within the Aberdare West/Llwydcoed 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 The Ridings|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to CF44 8AQ. 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 CF44 8AQ.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ. The nearest railway station is Aberdare, approximately 1.1 miles away.
|Merthyr Tydfil||4.4 miles|
|Mountain Ash||4.6 miles|
|Ton Pentre||4.7 miles|
|Ystrad Rhondda||4.9 miles|
|Merthyr Vale||6 miles|
|Dinas (Rhondda)||6.9 miles|
|Quakers Yard||7.3 miles|
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ. The nearest is Cwmdar County Primary School, approximately 690 yards away.
|Cwmdar County Primary School||690 yards|
|St Margaret's R.C. Primary School||0.7 miles|
|Caradog Primary School||0.9 miles|
|Aberdare Town C.I.W. Primary School||1.3 miles|
|Penywaun Primary School||1.3 miles|
|Abernant Primary School||1.5 miles|
|Blaengwawr Primary School||1.6 miles|
|Hirwaun Primary School||2.3 miles|
|Oaklands Primary School||2.3 miles|
|Cwmbach C.I.W. Primary School||2.6 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 8 closest secondary schools to The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ. The nearest is St John Baptist C.I.W. High School, approximately 770 yards away.
|St John Baptist C.I.W. High School||770 yards|
|Mountain Ash Comprehensive School||3.8 miles|
|Treorchy Comprehensive School||4.3 miles|
|Cyfarthfa High School||4.8 miles|
|Bishop Hedley High School||5 miles|
|Pen-Y-Dre High School||5.2 miles|
|Afon Taf High School||5.3 miles|
|Pontypridd High School||8.9 miles|
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ. The nearest is St John's Medical Practice, approximately 0.9 miles away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|St John's Medical Practice||0.9 miles|
|Foundary Town Clinic||0.9 miles|
|Cwmaman Health Centre||2.3 miles|
|Dr P K George & Partner||2.5 miles|
|Dr I Nair||3 miles|
|The Maerdy Ferndale Medical Group||3.8 miles|
|Practice 1 - Keir Hardie Health Park||4 miles|
|Practice 2 - Keir Hardie Health Park||4 miles|
|Practice 3 - Keir Hardie Health Park||4 miles|
|New Tynewydd Surgery||4.1 miles|
Listed here are the 9 closest hospitals to The Ridings, Aberdare, Wales, CF44 8AQ. The nearest is Ysbyty Cwm Cynon, approximately 3.8 miles away.
|Ysbyty Cwm Cynon||3.8 miles|
|Keir Hardie Health Park||4 miles|
|Rhondda Cmht||4.4 miles|
|Ysbyty George Thomas||4.4 miles|
|Prince Charles Hospital||4.9 miles|
|Private Practice [Prince Charles General Hospital]||4.9 miles|
|Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda||5.5 miles|
|Trealaw Resource Centre||6.9 miles|
|North Caerphilly Cmht||8.5 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 CF44 8AQ
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 37 reported internet connections.
|Average Download Speed||24.7Mbps|
|Maximum Download Speed Reported||39Mbps|
|Average Upload Speed||5.4Mbps|
|Maximum Upload Speed Reported||9.9Mbps|
|Superfast Broadband Available||Yes|
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