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 replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund
A new £20m fund to support more than 1,600 disabled people in Wales with their care needs comes into operation today, following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) by the UK Government.
- Transport Minister outlines Metro Phase Two plans
- Minister accepts ‘Successful Futures’ recommendations in full
- Wales replaces the axed UK Independent Living Fund
- Draft revised guidance on disciplinary and dismissal procedures for school staff
- Prevention of Pollution (Oil Storage) (Wales) Regulations
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Proposal for the registration of school learning support workers with the Education Workforce Council
- Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
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
Upcoming calendar »
See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.View upcoming calendar »
A report on trend-based population projections by age and gender.
- The population of Wales is projected to increase by 4 per cent to 3.19 million by 2022 and 8 per cent to 3.32 million by 2037.
- The number of children aged under 16 is projected to increase to around 582,000 by 2026 before decreasing. Overall, the number of children is projected to increase by 2 per cent between 2012 and 2037.
- The number of people aged 16-64 is projected to decrease by nearly 60,000 or around 3 per cent between 2012 and 2037.
- The number of people aged 65 and over is projected to increase by 292,000 or 50 per cent between 2012 and 2037.
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