Progress on major health conditions delivery plans »We remain committed to ensuring that quality improvement remains at the centre of our approach for the future of NHS Wales.
£45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
A £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills and improve career prospects across South Wales has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford.
- Emergency ambulance response continues to improve
- £36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business
- £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
The act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way.
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Final Budget 2016-17 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2016-17 is £15bn.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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