Oystermouth Swansea 031D

Ward: Oystermouth

Local Authority: Swansea (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,670 out of 1,909 in Wales, where 1 was the most deprived and 1,909 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; housing; living environment; and community safety.

Overall: 87% Better than 87% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
37% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 91% Better than 91% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
41% Complete (very good)

Employment: 83% Better than 83% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
33% Complete (very good)

Health: 95% Better than 95% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
45% Complete (very good)

Education: 98% Better than 98% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
48% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 16% Better than 16% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
6% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Housing: 55% Better than 55% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
5% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 88% Better than 88% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
38% Complete (very good)

Community Safety: 78% Better than 78% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
28% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the Wales Government Website: Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation (WIMD) 2014.



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly