Area Information for Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG
This postcode was terminated by the Royal Mail in May 2002. 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.
Our information is available for almost all UK postcodes. Why not take a look at some of these other postcodes in the immediate vicinity of Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG:
|East Street, Rhayader, LD6 5DS|
|Caeherbert Lane, Rhayader, LD6 5ED|
|Caeherbert Lane, Rhayader, LD6 5EB|
|East Street, Rhayader, LD6 5DN|
|East Street, Rhayader, LD6 5DP|
|East Street, Rhayader, LD6 5EA|
Alternatively, click here to view demographic information about LD6 as a whole.
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG 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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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
This area contains a mixture of housing types, as detailed below. No single type of dwelling accounts for more than 50% of the dwellings. 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||1|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
This area consists predominantly of housing where the property is owned outright - higher than the national average of just over 30%.
|Owned with Mortgage||27|
|Rented: From Council||2|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||5|
|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||9|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||29|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||23|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||9|
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 Brecon and Radnorshire UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 44% male.
Age Groups Embed This Back to Top
Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. The area around LD6 5WG has a very large concentration of residents that are aged 65+ (at 46% of the resident population). This is most commonly seen in rural and small town areas, and areas of natural beauty that appeal to older demographic.
This type of distribution is also seen in areas that contain large retirement complexes and care homes.
Relationship Status Embed This Back to Top
In the immediate vicinity of LD6 5WG the number widowed residents is high - 21% of the area's population. This may be indicative of an older population, and these areas often contain more women than men as a result.
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 Rhayader ward shows lower levels of residents that report their health as Good or Very Good (61%) than average, which is usually indicative of areas with older populations or areas of social deprivation.
Education & Qualifications Embed This Back to Top
LD6 5WG and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 41% 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)||53|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||17|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||39|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||34|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||119|
Welsh Language Embed This
The area around LD6 5WG has a lower than average concentration of Welsh speakers - 10% 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||281|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Rhayader, 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 99% 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 LD6 5WG
|Republic of Ireland||0|
|Europe (including European Union)||1|
|Middle East or Asia||0|
|North America or Caribbean||5|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||2|
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 Rhayader ward is entrepreneurial, with a larger than average concentration of residents that are self-employed - 16% of the resident population. On average, around 9.7% of census respondents were self-employed. Male residents were more than twice as likely to be self-employed than women.
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)||24|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||8|
|Looking After Home or Family||7|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||4|
Employment Industry Embed This Back to Top
This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.
|AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing||5|
|Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc.||2|
|Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management||4|
|TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics||6|
|Accommodation and Food||7|
|Information and Communication||1|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||2|
|Public Administration and Defence||17|
|HealthInc. Social Work||16|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG is within the Rhayader policing neighbourhood, under the Dyfed-Powys Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In June 2022, 21 crimes were reported within half a mile of LD6 5WG.
|Crime:||Click here to view 21 crimes committed near LD6 5WG|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to LD6 5WG. 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 LD6 5WG.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 6 closest railway stations to Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG. The nearest railway station is Llandrindod, approximately 6.8 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 7 closest primary schools to Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG. The nearest is Rhayader C.I.W. School, approximately 690 yards away.
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 2 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG. The nearest is Dr M A Thompson, approximately < 50 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
Listed here are the 1 closest hospitals to Rhayader, Wales, LD6 5WG. The nearest is Llandrindod Wells Hospital, approximately 6.9 miles away.
|Llandrindod Wells Hospital||6.9 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.