The report looks at what factors contribute to whether an individual has a strong sense of community for April 2013 to March 2014.
People were more likely to have a strong sense of community if they:
- were from a rural area
- were older
- had high overall life satisfaction
- spoke Welsh
- were owner-occupiers
- did not have a disability or limiting longstanding illness.
Which local authority people lived in also made a difference; for example, people living in Pembrokeshire were more likely to have a strong sense of community than those in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We did not find a link between the following and sense of community:
- marital status
- economic status
- qualification levels
- having children in the household
- having household internet.
Who is most likely to have a strong sense of community?, April 2013 to March 2014
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