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- Achievement and entitlement to free school meals
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- Evaluation of the Foundation Phase Flexibility Pilot Scheme
- Farm incomes
- NHS diagnostic and therapy service waiting times
- Process evaluation of the Parents, Childcare and Employment (PaCE) Project
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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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