New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
£5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
A £5million interest free loan scheme will improve local sport and recreation facilities across Wales and encourage more people to get physically active.
- Schools and workplaces acting to restrict e-cigarette use
- New package to attract doctors to Wales
- £5million loan scheme to improve local sport facilities and get Wales active
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- Changes to the Producer Responsibility regimes for batteries and packaging
- Consultation on a Private Rented Sector Code of Practice for Landlords and Agents
- Call for evidence on the use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
- Proposed changes to homelessness data collections
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.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 2013, 19.8 per cent of households in Wales were workless. This compares with 17.2 per cent of households in the UK.
- In 2013, Blaenau Gwent and Rhondda Cynon Taf had the largest percentages of workless households in Wales, at 29.9 per cent and 23.9 per cent respectively. Monmouthshire (13.1 per cent) and Wrexham (15.1 per cent) had the lowest percentages of workless households.
- In 2013, 16.5 per cent of children in Wales lived in a workless household compared with 14.2 per cent in the UK.
- In 2013, the overall percentage of lone parent families is higher in Wales (8.9 per cent) than in the UK (8.4 per cent). Merthyr Tydfil (12.2 per cent) and Neath Port Talbot (11.8 per cent) had the highest percentages of lone parent households.
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