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Latest InfoBase news - April

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Here you’ll find all of our InfoBase news including updates on the system and its content.

Job Seeker's Allowance claimant count (March 2019)

The latest (March 2019) Job Seeker’s Allowance claimant count is now available following a release by the Office for National Statistics.

Employment status (April 2019 release)

The latest (January 2018 – December 2018) employment status estimates are now available following a recent update of the Annual Population Survey. 

The next update will be available in July 2019.

Average house prices (February 2019)

The data for February 2019 for average house prices is now available following a release by the Land Registry.

Annual Population Survey datasets (2018) - qualifications of working age people

The 2018 datasets for qualifications of working age people are now available following a recent update from the Annual Population Survey. 

Please note that the data for 2012 to 2017 has also been revised.

Child measurement programme data AY 2017-18

The child measurement programme data has been updated for AY 2017-18 following a release by Public Health Wales. The data includes the findings from the measurements of children in reception year aged four to five during the academic year. 

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  • % of boys aged 4-5 who are overweight or obese 
  • % of girls aged 4-5 who are overweight or obese 
  • % of children aged 4-5 who are overweight or obese 


The data shows that in 2017-18, 26.4% of children in Wales were overweight or obese, compared with 27.1% in 2016-17.

National Survey for Wales – updated indicators

The following National Survey for Wales indicators have been updated following a release by the Welsh Government.

General Health

  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported having any longstanding illness;
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported their general health being bad or very bad; 
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported their general health being fair; 
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported their general health being good or very good; 
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported their health as being “limiting a lot”; and 
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported their health as being “limiting at all”. 


Illnesses 

  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported having heart and circulatory complaints; 
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported having mental disorder(s); and 
  • % of adults aged 16+ years who reported having respiratory system complaints.

Annual Population Survey dataset (2018) - national identity

The 2018 dataset for national identity is now available following a recent update from the Annual Population Survey. 

Please note that the data for 2012 to 2017 has also been revised.

Annual Population Survey data (2018) - ethnicity

The 2018 datasets for ethnicity are now available following a recent update from the Annual Population Survey. 

Please note that the data for 2012 to 2017 has also been revised.

Annual Population Survey datasets (2018) - Welsh language skills

The 2018 data for Welsh language skills are now available following a recent update of the Annual Population Survey. 

Please note that the data for 2012 to 2017 has also been revised.

Posted by
y Golygydd / the Editor
30/04/2019
Categories: Data Update