Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
Wales programme for Roald Dahl’s centenary in 2016 is unveiled
Wales was first in line to announce a programme of events to celebrate the centenary of Roald Dahl in 2016.
- New proposals to strengthen NHS Wales set out in Green Paper
- Planning Act receives Royal Assent
- Wales programme for Roald Dahl’s centenary in 2016 is unveiled
- Draft Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill
- Green Paper: Our Health, Our Health Service
- National Pathway for Homelessness Services to Children, Young People and Adults in the Secure Estate
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
- Future arrangements for the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion Programme for 2017-2020
Featured consultation »Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
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Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) BillThe bill creates the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more sustainable and joined-up way.
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.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
They are the official set of population estimates for the UK and its constituent countries, the regions and counties of England, and local authorities and their equivalents. This bulletin is based on the data for Wales in the first release of the mid-2014 estimates of the UK.
- On 30 June 2014 there were estimated to be 3,092,036 people living in Wales.
- The population of Wales increased by 0.31 per cent between mid-2013 and mid-2014 (the smallest increase for UK countries and regions of England).
- In mid-2014 there were estimated to be more people aged 65 and over living in Wales (614,700) than children (aged 0 to 15, 554,800).
- In mid-2014 the percentage of the population aged 65 and over living in Wales was 19.9 per cent, while the percentage of the population aged 0 to 15 was 17.9 per cent.
- There were small population increases for most local authorities in Wales from mid-2013 to mid-2014: there was a large increase for Cardiff (up by 2,580), a decrease for Ceredigion (down by 540), and very small decreases for Blaenau Gwent and Powys.
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