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These pages of maps and statistics are part of our Powys-i project. Here we are creating a central resource of information about Powys, its people and places, on behalf of the Powys Data Observatory, the information sharing task group set up by the Powys Local Service Board.
Latest Statistics News
17/5/2013 Powys Internet Access 2013
On 15th May 2013, the Office for National Statistics published a report about Internet Access by adults.
Adults in Powys reported that 85.7% were internet users in January-March 2013, up from 70.4% in Januray-March 2012.
Powys was ranked 60th out of 123 NUTS3 areas in 2013, up from 123rd and last in 2012.
17/5/2013 Powys claimant unemployment rate 2.3% April 2013
There were 1,871 people out of work and claiming unemployment benefits in Powys in April 2013, equivalent to 2.3% of the estimated resident population aged 16-64 according to data released in May 2013 by the Office for National Statistics.
The Council's Research and Information Unit estimate that the highest claimant unemployment rates among the county's 15 Local Community Forum Areas (LCFAs) were in Llandrindod Wells LCFA (4.1%), Newtown LCFA (3.4%) and Ystradgynlais LCFA (2.9%).
Llandrindod East/Llandrindod West electoral division was the 21st worst area in Wales. Newtown Central and Newtown South were also within the worst 100 areas.
For further details please refer to our monthly Unemployment Benefits Claimants bulletin