Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Avian Influenza – Next Steps
Following the announcement to declare a new Avian Influenza Prevention Zone the Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales is reminding bird keepers to be prepared ahead of its implementation next Tuesday.
- Out of Work Service funding extended until 2020
- Carwyn Connect heads to Penygraig
- Avian Influenza – Next Steps
Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
This dataset enables household analyses to be carried out at a local authority level, including details of people in workless households, children in workless households, lone parents and housing tenure.
- In 2015, 18.3 per cent of households in Wales were workless. This compares with 15.5 per cent of households in the UK.
- In 2015, Neath Port Talbot and Merthyr Tydfil had the largest percentages of workless households in Wales, at 25.9 per cent and 24.8 per cent respectively. Monmouthshire (10.8 per cent) and The Vale of Glamorgan (13.7 per cent) had the lowest percentages of workless households.
- In 2015, 13.6 per cent of children in Wales lived in a workless household compared with 12.1 per cent in the UK.
- In 2013-15, the overall percentage of lone parent families was higher in Wales (8.9 per cent) than in the UK (8.5 per cent). Merthyr Tydfil (12.8 per cent) and Neath Port Talbot (11.3 per cent) had the highest percentages of lone parent households.
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