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The report looks at satisfaction with the local area and whether there was a sense of community for April 2016 to March 2017.

It also looks at how safe people felt after dark, and views on their local authority services and their local councillor.

Main points

  • People living in rural areas are more likely to be satisfied with their local areas (90%) than those living in urban areas (83%).
  • Older people and those who volunteer are more likely to have a strong sense of community cohesion.
  • Men and those who live in more affluent areas are more likely to feel safe.
  • Those who feel they belong to their local area more likely to contact their local councillor.


Local area and community (National Survey for Wales), April 2016 to March 2017 , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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