Wales will have the courage to deliver national mission of education reform – Kirsty Williams
Wales will have the courage to deliver its national mission of education reform, Education Secretary Kirsty Williams vowed today as the latest PISA results were published (Tues 6th Dec).
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A report, produced by the Office for National Statistics, on trend-based population projections by age and sex.
- The population of Wales is projected to increase by 3.1 per cent to 3.19 million by 2024 and by 6.1 per cent to 3.28* million by 2039.
- The number of children aged under 16 is projected to increase to 572,000 by 2023 before fluctuating between 2024 and 2039, with a population of 567,000 in 2039. Overall, the number of children is projected to increase by 2.3 per cent between 2014 and 2039.
- The number of people aged 16-64 is projected to decrease by 95,000 (5.0 per cent) between 2014 and 2039.
- The number of people aged 65 and over is projected to increase by 292,000 (44 per cent) between 2014 and 2039.
*Revised 23 May 2016 - Due to a data error this was originally reported to be 3.38 million.
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