The report looks at aspects of loneliness in terms of the absence of close personal relationships and a lack of wider social contacts for April 2019 to March 2020.
15% of people in Wales were lonely in April 2019 to March 2020.
People who are lonely are more likely to have one or more of the following characteristics:
- aged under 65
- be white but not British
- be in bad general health
- have a mental illness
- not heterosexual/straight
- be in material deprivation
- be single, separated, divorced or widowed
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