New appointments to the Arts Council of Wales
Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates, has today announced the appointment of two new members to the Arts Council of Wales. (ACW).
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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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