West Cross Swansea 029A

Ward: West Cross

Local Authority: Swansea (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 1,898 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: 99% Better than 99% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
49% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 96% Better than 96% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
46% Complete (very good)

Employment: 93% Better than 93% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
43% Complete (very good)

Health: 96% Better than 96% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
46% Complete (very good)

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

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

Barriers to Services: 75% Better than 75% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
25% Complete (very good)

Housing: 79% Better than 79% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 93% Better than 93% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
43% Complete (very good)

Community Safety: 94% Better than 94% of areas in Wales

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
44% 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