The Sigma Recruitment guide for candidates relocating to South Wales
Find out more about South Wales, what’s on offer and why you should relocate!
Living in Wales
- Wales has some of the lowest living costs in the United Kingdom and most of the population enjoy a high standard of living.
- Living costs in Wales do depend on your location, employment and circumstances. However, historically Wales has had lower costs on items such as accommodation, travel, food, entertainment, shopping and services. Property prices, council tax and basic expenses all generally fall below the UK average.
- The NHS in Wales spends more per person than in England, just over £2,000 compared with £1,900.
- Prescriptions are free
- World class sports and cultural destinations including the Millennium Stadium, Wales National Velodrome and the Wales Millennium Centre.
- Another factor in Wales’s favour: cheaper housing. The national average house value is £153,299. The average for the UK as a whole is £238,293.