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Number of Gypsy and Traveller caravan's on authorised, unauthorised and local authority sites on 19 July 2018.

Main points

  • There were 1,064 Gypsy and Traveller caravans reported in Wales on 19 July 2018.
  • There were 130 sites across Wales.

Authorised sites

  • Comparing the July 2017 and July 2018 count, the number of caravans has increased by 6% (47 caravans) on authorised sites.

Unauthorised sites

  • There were 65 caravans on unauthorised sites on land owned by Gypsies and Travellers, accounting for 6% of all caravans.
  • A further 105 caravans (10% of all caravans) were on unauthorised sites not owned by Gypsy and Travellers.

Gypsy and Traveller sites provided by local authorities

  • There were 399 pitches on Gypsy and Traveller sites provided by local authorities in Wales on 19 July 2018.


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