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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Population estimates by local health boards and age
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Wales[Collapse]Betsi Cadwaladr University Health BoardW1100002335,30688,966124,27266,245155,207190,622412,07488,51353,41721,283163,213699,559
[Collapse]Powys Teaching Health BoardW110000245,95915,20421,16311,04524,99938,85274,89619,61511,9824,77936,376132,435
[Collapse]Hywel Dda University Health BoardW1100002518,41647,17865,59438,74379,958106,974225,67552,22531,30812,48296,015387,284
[Collapse]Swansea Bay University Health BoardW1100003119,78147,14366,92448,33996,91499,430244,68342,64825,87310,18078,701390,308
[Collapse]Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health BoardW1100003024,85557,93782,79246,235113,287118,431277,95348,93028,89410,07087,894448,639
[Collapse]Aneurin Bevan University Health BoardW1100002833,11477,640110,75457,008146,674160,090363,77265,71239,31114,615119,638594,164
[Collapse]Cardiff and Vale University Health BoardW1100002928,11164,22592,33673,478138,651115,486327,61543,78525,76910,98580,539500,490



Mid-year population estimates (2009 onwards), by Welsh health boards, for single year of age and gender

Last update

June 2020 June 2020

Next update

June 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Mid-year population estimates, Office for National Statistics

Contact email


National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local health boards

Geographical coverage


Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description

This dataset provides population estimates for the local health boards in Wales, for the period from 2009 onwards by gender and single year of age, together with some aggregated age groups.

This material is Crown Copyright and may be re-used (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Data collection and calculation

See weblinks

Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

Data are produced and reported annually and relate to the 30 June of each year from 2009 onwards.

Users, uses and context

The data presented here are used by central government departments and local authorities for a range of purposes including planning and monitoring of services and as denominators for the calculation of various rates and indicators.

Rounding applied

Data are provided on an unrounded basis although the Office for National Statistics advises that any results presented from these data are rounded to the nearest 100 where practical.

Revisions information

The data presented here reflect changes made to population estimates from 2009 to 2010 in re-basing the data to be consistent with the results of the 2011 Census (see weblinks).

Mid-2012 to mid-2016 subnational population estimates for England and Wales were revised on the 22 March 2018, following methodological improvements (see weblinks).

From 1st April 2019 health service provision for residents of Bridgend local authority moved from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg to Cwm Taf. For more information see the joint statement from Cwm Taf and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Boards (see weblinks). The health board names have changed with Cwm Taf University Health Board becoming Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board becoming Swansea Bay University Health Board. A link to the statement from the minister for health and social service can be found in the weblinks section.

To help with analysis of the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK population, the ONS has published a provisional set of population estimates for mid-2019. This report is by necessity a subset of the information they regularly publish in June, focusing primarily on the size, age structure and geography of the UK population.

Information of the components (drivers) of population change in each local area will be published in June.

Any changes to the population estimates between now and June are likely to be minor, but it is possible that the estimates released in June 2020 will differ slightly from those published here.

Statistical quality

See weblinks


Population Wales; Population Local Health Boards; LHB population