Area Information for Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ

This postcode in Cardiff is in Wales. The postcode is within the St. James ward/electoral division, which is in the UK Parliamentary Constituency of Caerphilly. This page combines information for the address Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ, and the neighbourhood in which it resides. If you wish, you can also view information for the whole of CF8 here. For more details on the exact area these statistics cover, please see the map below and click "Show Census Area Covered" immediately below the map.

Please Note

This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in July 1995. Where possible, we have attempted to find data relating to the area in which the postcode used to reside before retirement. However, some data such as street names and house pricing is based on current postcodes only and so may be missing or incomplete.

Basic Information

Area Type Urban
Local Authority Caerphilly
Ward St. James
UK Parliamentary Constituency Caerphilly
Country Wales


About the Demographic Information

The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ 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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House Prices

There have been no house sales reported to the Land Registry in this postcode since January 1st 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 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.

Housing Types
Detached 9
Semi-Detached 24
Terraced 64
Flat (Purpose-Built) 28
Flat (Converted) 0
Total 125
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Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top

The area containing Cardiff, Wales contains a higher than average level of social housing - 62% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 13
Owned with Mortgage 25
Shared Ownership 0
Rented: From Council 74
Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations 2
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 7
Rented: Other 1
Rent Free 1
Total 123

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.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 47
Two People 29
Three People 24
Four People 12
Five People 6
Six People 5
Seven People 0
8+ People 0
Total 123

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.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 5
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 8
C2 - Skilled manual workers 19
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 59
Total 91

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 Caerphilly UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 47% male.

Gender
Male 133
Female 152
Total 285

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.

Age Groups
0-4 19
5-7 14
8-9 4
10-14 19
15 6
16-17 8
18-19 10
20-24 22
25-29 25
30-44 44
45-59 57
60-64 13
65-74 33
75-84 8
85-89 1
90+ 2
Total 285

Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top

The postcode CF8 1RQ 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.

Relationship Status
Single 101
Married 54
Divorced 39
Separated 6
Widowed 22
Same Sex 1
Total 223

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 St. James ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (66%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.

Health
Very Good 103
Good 85
Fair 60
Bad 31
Very Bad 6
Total 285

Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top

CF8 1RQ 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) 19
Apprenticeship 2
HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels 14
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 28
1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent 39
No GCSEs or Equivalent 108
Other 13
Total 223

Welsh Language Embed This

The area around CF8 1RQ 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.

Welsh Language
Speak Welsh 32
Other Skills e.g. Some listening comprehension, reading or writing 9
No Welsh Skills 244
Total 285

Ethnic Group Embed This

As whole, the UK population claims itself as approximately 86% white, with this area being 91% 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.

Ethnic Group
White 260
Mixed Ethnicity 10
Indian 10
Pakistani 1
Chinese 4
Total 285

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
England 20
Wales 250
Scotland 4
Northern Ireland 0
Republic of Ireland 0
European Union 1
Other 10
Total 285

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 CF8 1RQ

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 173
Republic of Ireland 0
Europe (including European Union) 0
African Countries 0
Middle East or Asia 4
North America or Caribbean 0
Central America 0
South America 0
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 0
None 108

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.

Religion
Christian 103
No Religion 155
Buddhist 0
Hindu 3
Jewish 0
Muslim 1
Sikh 5
Other Religion 1
Not Stated 17
Total 285

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.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 39
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 28
Self Employed 7
Unemployed 22
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 13
Retired 35
Looking After Home or Family 17
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 37
Other 14
Total 212

Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
Manufacturing 4
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 1
Construction 2
RetailInc. Wholesale 20
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 5
Accommodation and Food 7
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 3
Real Estate 1
Professional, Scientific and Technical 3
Administration 6
Public Administration and Defence 2
Education 7
HealthInc. Social Work 10
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 3
Total 74

Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ is within the St James policing neighbourhood, under the Gwent Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In March 2021, 75 crimes were reported within half a mile of CF8 1RQ.


Neighbourhood Team

Crime: Click here to view 75 crimes committed near CF8 1RQ
Neighbourhood Team Address St James
Blackwood Road
Pontllanfraith
South Wales
NP12 2XA
Force Website: http://www.gwent.police.uk/

Data courtesy of police.uk. See our Data Sources page for more information.

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Below are the details of the closest services to CF8 1RQ. 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 CF8 1RQ.

Nearest Railway Stations

Listed here are the 20 closest railway stations to Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ. The nearest railway station is Caerphilly, approximately 0.6 miles away.

Name Approximate Distance*
Caerphilly 0.6 miles
Aber 0.8 miles
Energlyn & Churchill Park 0.9 miles
Llanbradach 2 miles
Lisvane & Thornhill 2.6 miles
Llanishen 3.4 miles
Taffs Well 3.4 miles
Trefforest Estate 3.5 miles
Birchgrove 3.9 miles
Rhiwbina 3.9 miles
Ty Glas 4 miles
Whitchurch (Cardiff) 4 miles
Coryton 4.1 miles
Heath High Level 4.5 miles
Heath Low Level 4.5 miles
Ystrad Mynach 4.5 miles
Radyr 4.6 miles
Crosskeys 4.7 miles
Hengoed 4.8 miles
Llandaf 4.9 miles

Nearest Primary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ. The nearest is Twyn Primary School, approximately 540 yards away.

Nearest Secondary Schools

Listed here are the 10 closest secondary schools to Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ. The nearest is Bedwas High School, approximately 1.2 miles away.

Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices

Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ. The nearest is Tonyfelin Medical Centre, approximately 340 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.

Nearest Hospitals

Listed here are the 10 closest hospitals to Cardiff, Wales, CF8 1RQ. The nearest is South Caerphilly Cmht, approximately 660 yards away.

* 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.