Area Information for Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU
About the Demographic Information
The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU 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
The area containing Ammanford, Wales consists predominantly of flats, which is common in inner cities, student neighbourhoods and poorer suburban settings. 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||4|
Housing Tenure Embed This Back to Top
The area containing Ammanford, Wales contains a higher than average level of social housing - 29% of household spaces. This contrasts with the national average of just over 18%.
|Owned with Mortgage||17|
|Rented: From Council||14|
|Rented: Other Social inc. charities and housing associations||24|
|Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents||30|
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||7|
|C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions||24|
|C2 - Skilled manual workers||10|
|DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers||33|
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 Carmarthen East and Dinefwr UK Parliamentary Constituency is broadly in line with those figures, with 45% 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
In the immediate vicinity of SA18 9AU the number widowed residents is high - 17% 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 Ammanford 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
SA18 9AU and surrounding area has a larger than average concentration of residents have no qualifications - 40% 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)||32|
|HNC, HND or 2+ A Levels||11|
|5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels||24|
|1-4 GCSEs or Equivalent||25|
|No GCSEs or Equivalent||74|
Welsh Language Embed This
The area around SA18 9AU has a larger than average concentration of Welsh speakers (at 45% 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||32|
|No Welsh Skills||84|
Ethnic Group Embed This
This address (Ammanford, 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||2|
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 SA18 9AU
|Republic of Ireland||1|
|Europe (including European Union)||3|
|Middle East or Asia||2|
|North America or Caribbean||0|
|Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands)||1|
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)||14|
|Full-Time Student (with or without job)||12|
|Looking After Home or Family||8|
|Long-Term Sick or Disabled||21|
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||1|
|Accommodation and Food||5|
|Information and Communication||2|
|Financial ServicesInc. Insurance||1|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical||3|
|Public Administration and Defence||6|
|HealthInc. Social Work||12|
|OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc.||4|
Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU is within the Amman Towy policing neighbourhood, under the Dyfed-Powys Police force area. For non-urgent queries, contact 101. For emergency assistance, please contact 999. In March 2020, 56 crimes were reported within half a mile of SA18 9AU.
|Crime:||Click here to view 56 crimes committed near SA18 9AU|
|Neighbourhood Team Address||
Below are the details of the closest services to SA18 9AU. 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 SA18 9AU.
Nearest Railway Stations
Listed here are the 15 closest railway stations to Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU. The nearest railway station is Ammanford, approximately 0.6 miles away.
Nearest Primary Schools
Listed here are the 10 closest primary schools to Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU. The nearest is Ysgol Bro Banw Community Primary School, approximately 240 yards away.
|Ysgol Bro Banw Community Primary School||240 yards|
|Tairgwaith Primary School||5.1 miles|
|Pontarddulais Primary School||5.8 miles|
|Rhydyfro Primary School||6.6 miles|
|Craigfelen Primary School||7.4 miles|
|Llangiwg Primary School||7.5 miles|
|Clydach Primary school||7.6 miles|
|Alltwen Primary School||7.9 miles|
|St Joseph's Catholic Primary School||7.9 miles|
|Godre'rgraig Primary School||8.1 miles|
Nearest Secondary Schools
Listed here are the 2 closest secondary schools to Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU. The nearest is Pontarddulais Comprehensive School, approximately 5.7 miles away.
Nearest Doctor's Surgeries/GP Practices
Listed here are the 10 closest GPs (General Practitioners) to Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU. The nearest is Margaret Street Practice, approximately 510 yards away. Please consult the facility to check if they are currently accepting new NHS patients.
|Margaret Street Practice||510 yards|
|Dr D E Smith & Partners||850 yards|
|Penygroes Surgery||3 miles|
|Amman Tawe Partnership||4.3 miles|
|Dr A A Hill & Partners||5.5 miles|
|Tal-Y-Bont Surgery||5.8 miles|
|Dr O A Williams & Partners||6.3 miles|
|Cwmtawe Medical Group||7.7 miles|
|Dr P C Wong & Partners||7.7 miles|
|Dr Z Rafique||7.8 miles|
Listed here are the 2 closest hospitals to Ammanford, Wales, SA18 9AU. The nearest is Prince Philip Hospital, approximately 9.4 miles 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.