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Number of Gypsy and Traveller caravan's on authorised, unauthorised and local authority sites on 19 January 2019.

Main points

  • There were 1,050 Gypsy and Traveller caravans reported in Wales on 19 January 2019.
  • There were 124 sites across Wales.

Authorised sites

  • Comparing the January 2018 and January 2019 count, the number of caravans has increased by 4% (33 caravans) on authorised sites.

Unauthorised sites

  • There were 59 caravans on unauthorised sites on land owned by Gypsies and Travellers, accounting for 6% of all caravans.
  • A further 78 caravans (7% of all caravans) were on unauthorised sites not owned by Gypsies and Travellers.

Gypsy and Traveller sites provided by local authority

  • There were 402 pitches on Gypsy and Traveller sites provided by local authorities in Wales on 19 January 2019.


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