Statistics Wales demography newsletter: September 2019
September 2019 newsletter for users of Welsh statistics on the latest population, migration, household and Welsh language statistics.
Population estimates for the UK, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: Mid-2018
The 2018 mid-year estimates of the population for UK countries were published on 26 June 2019 by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The 2018 mid-year estimate of the population of Wales was 3,139,000; an increase of 0.4 per cent (13,500) on the mid-2017 estimate. There were estimated to be more people aged 65 and over living in Wales (652,000) than children aged 0 to 15 (563,000).
The 2018 mid-year estimate of the UK population was 66,436,000; an increase of 0.6 per cent compared with the mid-2017 estimate (this growth rate is the lowest since mid-2004). For the fifth year in a row, net migration (275,000) was a bigger driver of population change than natural change (121,000). In the year to mid-2018, international migration increased while there was a decrease in natural change in the population (the balance between births and deaths).
Data is available via StatsWales by administrative area, single year of age, sex and components of population change, including internal migration.
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Welsh Government no deal Brexit action plan published17/09/2019 11:05:00
The Welsh Government yesterday published an overview of its no deal Brexit action plan.
Welsh Government project launched to help people re-write their careers16/09/2019 14:05:00
The Welsh Government has launched a new initiative offering people the chance to gain the skills and qualifications they need to re-write their career.
Old Haverfordwest buildings brought back to life with Welsh Government funding16/09/2019 08:05:00
Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government Hannah Blythyn visited Haverfordwest last week to see how a long-derelict building and a former hotel have been brought back into use thanks to Welsh Government funding.
Statistics Wales quarterly update: September 201913/09/2019 09:05:00
September 2019 update for users of Welsh statistics on our latest developments, consultations and plans.
£3 million Porthcawl Town Beach Sea Defence scheme officially opened by Lesley Griffiths12/09/2019 14:05:00
A £3 million sea defence scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl was officially opened yesterday by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths.
More than £6.6 million for projects to realise Valleys Regional Park ambition12/09/2019 10:10:00
Eleven Valleys parks and heritage sites named as Discovery Gateways, now including Cefn Coed Mining Museum and Parc Penallta, will share more than £6.6 million to maximise the potential of the area’s natural and cultural assets.
£3m Porthcawl Town Beach Sea Defence scheme officially opened by Lesley Griffiths12/09/2019 09:10:00
A £3m sea defence scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 sea-front properties in Porthcawl was officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday (11 September).
Suicide and self-harm guidance launched to support schools10/09/2019 14:15:00
On World Suicide Prevention Day, the Welsh Government has published new Suicide and Self-harm guidance to support teachers and professionals who regularly come into contact with young people.