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Population characteristics

Local statistics on population change and characteristics - research estimates (ethnicity, country of birth, nationality); students in Swansea; Equalities Statistics Review.

This page brings together published statistical information about the characteristics of Swansea's population.  The page is currently being developed and further information will be available shortly.

  • Population by ethnicity, country of birth and nationality (ONS research estimates, August 2017):  a  briefing note [730KB]  provides a summary of the methodology, the figures for Swansea (mid-2016 estimates by ethnic group, country of birth, nationality), broad comparisons with 2011 Census statistics and links to further information.
  • Students in Swansea, 2019-20: a  summary [269KB]  showing the number of full-time and part-time students at each of Swansea's higher and further education institutions.  The data is sourced from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record and the Lifelong Learning Wales Record (LLWR), and was published by Welsh Government in January and February 2021.

  • Equalities Statistics Review: a review of the available published statistics around population characteristics related to equalities (January 2020).  The document considers the following characteristics:  Age; Disability; Gender reassignment; Marriage and civil partnership; Pregnancy and maternity; Race; Religion or belief; Sex; Sexual orientation (as far as data is available).