Cardiff Overview

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The Big Picture

Cardiff is a diverse and vibrant urban local authority located in the heart of South Wales, with a population of over 360,000 people. The housing in Cardiff ranges from modern apartments to traditional Victorian terraces and suburban family homes. The city has a thriving community, with a vibrant multicultural scene and a range of community initiatives, including the Riverside Market and the Cardiff Bay Beach Festival. The city is home to several high-profile cultural venues, such as the Wales Millennium Centre and the Motorpoint Arena, which host a range of events throughout the year, from theatre productions to international music acts. Cardiff also boasts a strong economy, with a range of employers from both the private and public sectors, including the Welsh government, Cardiff University, and major financial services companies like Admiral and Legal & General. The city also has a growing tech industry, with several notable startups based in the area, such as fintech company Delio and digital marketing agency Yard.

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Cardiff Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Cardiff’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Cardiff Diversity

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