Find information about Newport, its people, communities and their needs in a standard, easy-to-use format.
The profiles provide an overview of the population using data including population, diversity, households, health, education, housing, benefits and levels of deprivation.
The information is given in a series of charts and graphs with supporting map analysis, key points and context.
Newport and Wales averages are included in the charts and graphs for comparison where appropriate.
The Census of Population and Households section is taken from 2011 Census data and mid-year population estimates.
The Newport profiles aim to:
- inform the development and review of strategies, policies and plans across Newport
- increase understanding of local needs and helps improve the quality of services provided to Newport’s residents
- improve the sharing of research, data and intelligence among partners and minimises duplication
- contribute to better quality of life for the people of Newport
The profiles have been produced with partner organisations.
Community well-being profiles
These incorporate previous ward profile work and meet the needs of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015.
Twenty community well-being profiles were developed along with a community well-being profile for Newport as a whole.
The community well-being profiles were initially signed off by the former Public Services Board on 25 April 2017 following consultation with its own members, other partners, local authority scrutiny committee, voluntary sector organisations and the public. With the assessment published on the 3 May 2017.
Locally, to support the Gwent PSB in developing the recent assessment carried out for the whole of Gwent, we produced six local community well-being profiles for 2021 that covered the following areas, which were published on the 5 May 2022:
Note that the above areas are based on the wards in place prior to the changes implemented at the local council elections in 2022.
To view the wider Gwent assessment, visit the Gwent PSB website.
To support these assessments further, locally we have produced a Newport Overview that brings together the data for each ward into a single document. This also includes a summary outlining what the data means for Newport as a whole.
This overview can be accessed below:
As per the six local profiles the Newport Overview is also based on the wards in place prior to the boundary changes that took place in 2022.
The old profiles produced back in 2017 and updated in 2019 can also be accessed below for information.
2019 update of the community well-being profiles
The Preface and Population sections of the profiles have been released and can be downloaded:
Newport community well-being profile 2019 - preface (pdf)
Proffil llesiant cymunedol - rhagair casnewydd 2019 (pdf)
Newport community well-being profile 2019 - population (pdf)
Proffil lles y gymuned - poblogaeth Casnewydd 2019 (pdf)
2017 community well-being profiles