In Cardiff some of Wales’ most and least deprived communities can be found within miles of each other. Almost one fifth (19.2%) of the areas8 in Cardiff are within the 10% most deprived areas in Wales. Nearly two fifths (38.9%) of all areas in the southern half of the city are some of the most deprived areas in Wales, compared to 4.8% of areas in the rest of Cardiff.


8Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) – a geographic area containing 1,000 to 3,000 people used to report on small area statistics.