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.Learn more »
Statement from the First Minister following meeting with the Prime Minister on Tata Steel
“My message to the Prime Minister this morning was simple. These plants cannot close.”
- Welsh Government agrees partnership in principle for £80m convention centre plans at Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
- £43m to improve Wales’ primary care services
- Statement from the First Minister following meeting with the Prime Minister on Tata Steel
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
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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
An annual report, produced by the Office for National Statistics, which shows the amount of money that the individuals in the household sector have available for spending or saving after income distribution measures have taken effect.
- Gross disposable household income (GDHI) per head in Wales in 2013 was £15,413 or 87.8 per cent of the UK average, up 1.1 percentage points relative to the UK average on 2012. This proportion has increased year-on-year since 1997.
- Wales saw the second largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 1999 and 2013, up 66.7 per cent compared to a 60.7 per cent increase across the UK.
- Wales saw the second largest percentage increase in GDHI per head out of the UK countries and English regions between 2012 and 2013, up 2.2 per cent compared to 1.0 per cent for the UK. The largest increase was in the West Midlands (up 2.3 per cent).
- The estimates for 2013 show that GDHI per head in East Wales and West Wales and the Valleys were 93.1 per cent and 84.7 per cent of the UK average respectively.
- West Wales and the Valleys has seen an increase of 64.8 per cent in GDHI per head since 1999, while East Wales has seen a 69.5 per cent increase, both above the increase for the UK (up 60.7 per cent).
- GDHI per head in Wales in 2013 was the fifth lowest amongst the UK countries and English regions, ahead of Northern Ireland, the North East, Yorkshire & the Humber and the North West.
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