2001 Census for Machynlleth

The collated results of the 2001 Census are available for all to see at http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/, but it takes a bit of sifting
and filtering to dig them out. I've extracted many of those for Machynlleth,
and tabulated them below:

Population

Category Sub-Category Number
Population Total 2,147
  Male 1031
  Female 1116
  Aged 0 - 4 111
  Aged 5 - 7 61
  Aged 8 - 9 61
  Aged 10 - 14 124
  Aged 15 25
  Aged 16 - 17 44
  Aged 18 - 19 49
  Aged 20 - 24 130
  Aged 25 - 29 113
  Aged 30 - 44 417
  Aged 45 - 59 422
  Aged 60 - 64 110
  Aged 65 - 74 225
  Aged 75 - 84 182
  Aged 85 - 89 43
  Aged 90 & over 30
  Single (never married) 640
  Married or re-married 1011
  Separated 50
  Divorced 195
  Widowed 251

Education

Category Sub-Category Number
Educational qualifications
(All, aged 16 - 74)
Total 1,510
  No qualifications 539
  Highest qualification attained: 237
(1+ 'O' level passes or 1+ CSE/GCSE any grades,
NVQ level 1, Foundation GNVQ)
  Highest qualification attained: 330
(5+ 'O' level passes or 5+ CSEs (grade 1) or 5+ GCSEs (grades A-C),
School Certificate, 1+'A' levels/AS levels, NVQ level 2, Intermediate GNVQ)  
  Highest qualification attained: 77
(2+ 'A' levels, 4+ AS levels, Higher School Certificate, NVQ level 3,
Advanced GNVQ)
  Highest qualification attained: 228
(First degree, Higher degree, NVQ levels 4 & 5, HNC, HND,
Qualified Teacher status, Qualified Medical Doctor, Qualified Dentist,
Qualified Nurse, Midwife, Health Visitor) 
  Other qualifications/level unknown 99
Status of Students Full-time students and schoolchildren
Aged 16 - 17
33
  Full-time students and schoolchildren
Aged 18 - 74
19
  Economically active: in employment
Students aged 18 - 74
6
  Economically active: Unemployed
Students aged 18 - 74
0
  Economically inactive:
Students aged 18 - 74
13

Employment

Category Sub-Category Number
Area of Employment
(Aged 16 - 74)
Total in employment 875
  Agriculture; hunting; forestry 33
  Fishing 0
  Mining & quarrying 3
  Manufacturing 104
  Electricity; gas and water supply 3
  Construction 78
  Wholesale & retail trade; repair of motor vehicles 137
  Hotels and catering 79
  Transport storage and communication 84
  Financial intermediation 7
  Real estate; renting and business activities 79
  Public administration and defence 29
  Education 51
  Health and social work 128
  Other 60
State of Employment
(Aged 16 - 74)
Total 1,510
  Economically active: Employees Part-time 179
  Economically active: Employees Full-time 546
  Economically active: Self - employed 136
  Economically active: Unemployed 73
  Economically active: Full-time student 13
  Economically inactive: Retired 249
  Economically inactive: Student 40
  Economically inactive: Looking after home/family 105
  Economically inactive: Permanently sick/disabled 125
  Economically inactive: Other 44
  Unemployed: Aged 16 - 24 26
  Unemployed: Aged 50 - 74 6
  Unemployed: who have never worked 9
  Unemployed: who are long-term unemployed 22

Housing

Category Sub-Category Number
Housing With residents 994
  With no residents: Vacant 23
  With no residents: Second residence/holiday accommodation 11
Housing/
Type
Detached 167
  Semi-detached 245
  Terraced 433
  Flat; maisonette or apartment 113
  Flat; maisonette or apartment: Part of a converted or shared house
(including bed-sits)
15
  Flat; maisonette or apartment: In commercial building 55
  Caravan or other mobile or temporary structure 0
Housing/
Occupation
One person households 36.9%
  Pensioners living alone 21.8%
  Other All Pensioner households 10.8%
  Contained dependent children 23.8%
  Lone parent households with dependent children 5.6%
  Owner occupied 55.3%
  Rented from Council 20.1%
  Rented from Housing Association or Registered Social Landlord 9.8%
  Private rented or lived rent free 14.8%
  Without central heating 8.8%
  Without sole use of bath, shower or toilet 0.0%
  No car or van 31.7%
  Two or more cars or vans 19.4%
  Average household size (number) 2.1%
  Average number of rooms per household 5.4%

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