Updated Wales indicators

  • Low birthweight babies:
    • first graph (over time): the proportion of babies born with a low birthweight is similar to a decade ago.
    • fourth graph (compared to Great Britain): the proportion of babies who are of low birthweight in Wales is similar to the Great Britain average.
  • Older people with no private income:
    • first graph (over time): around 80,000 pensioners have no income other than the state retirement pension and state benefits.
    • second graph (not contributing – by income): the proportion of workers without a current pension increases as household income decreases. Three-quarters of those in the poorest fifth do not have a current pension.
    • third graph (not contributing – by age): for all ages from 30 to 60, around two-fifths of workers do not have a current pension.
  • Without a bank account:
    • first graph (over time): the proportion of low-income households with no bank account is much lower than a decade ago.