Cardiff, the Capital City of Wales.

With Cardiff being one of the fastest growing cities with population and investment, now is a good time to look under the bonnet and see what Cardiff is made of?

Perhaps you’re looking to invest in Cardiff, start a business, or looking to buy and sell property here. So let’s look at what you’re getting.

In 2011 there were 345,700 people living within Cardiff. The overall population increased by 13.1% in the ten years between 2001 and 2011. There are 24.3 residents per hectare which is a higher population density than across the region of Wales as a whole.
age of population buying property in Cardiff

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type of people buying property in cardiff

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20.2% of the population are aged between 30 and 44 which is above the Welsh average. 32.1% of households comprise just one person while 33% of households include families with children.
employed people buying property in Cardiff

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The most predominant industry of employment is Public admin, education & health which comprises 34% of the working age population. Amazingly during the working day, the population of Cardiff increases by 11.4%.


how the property buying public travel to work in cardiff

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The majority of people commuting to work in Cardiff go by car. However, interestingly more residents walk to work in Cardiff than those using the bus (10.1%) and train (3.3%) combined. Only 3.7% of people cycle to work, however this is due to increase significantly due to the new installment of Next bikes throughout the city.


Dan Hopkins

Working with property professionals for over 20 years providing advice and services to all property investors.


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