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Swansea (SA40)

The SA40 postcode area is located in the Swansea postcode town region, within the county of Carmarthenshire, and contains a total of 123 individual postcodes.

There are 11 electoral wards in the SA40 postcode area, including Aberaeron, Ammanford, Boncath, Burry Port, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Clarbeston Road, Clynderwen, Crymych, Ferryside, Fishguard, Glogue, Goodwick, Haverfordwest, Kidwelly, Kilgetty, Lampeter, Llanarth, Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llandysul, Llanelli, Llanfyrnach, Llangadog, Llanwrda, Llanybydder, Milford Haven, Narberth, Neath, New Quay, Newcastle Emlyn, Newport, Pembroke, Pembroke Dock, Pencader, Port Talbot, Saundersfoot, Swansea, Tenby, Whitland which come under the local authority of the Carmarthenshire Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 17% of people in SA40 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of SA40 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

SA40 is a postcode district located within the Swansea post town in Wales, situated North West of Swansea City Centre. The district covers an area of roughly 4.82 square miles (12.50 sq km) and includes the settlements and nearby villages of Pantyffynnon, Glanamman, Garnant, Llandybie and Rhosamman.

The area is known for the large Welsh-medium comprehensive school Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr in Llandybie, which attracts students from across the region.

SA40 is bordered to the west and south by postcodes SA18 and SA37 respectively, and to the east and north by postcodes SA14 and SA39. It is made up of two postcode sectors, SA4 0 and SA4 9, with the 0 covering most of the district including Garnant, Glanamman and Pantyffynnon.

The postcode district has a population of 12,964, with 4,097 households distributed evenly across the district. SA40 is renowned for its rural landscape, featuring rolling hills and farmland decorated with a beautiful array of wild flowers during the spring and summer.

The average house price for the area is currently 153,280, rising from an average of 130,669 in 2019.

The local economy is mainly centred around retail, with several shopping complexes, including the Pantyffynnon Shopping Park, to serve the district. Pantyffynnon also has an array of restaurants and fast food outlets.

The area is served by two railway stations, Pantyffynnon and Rhosamman, which link to various destinations in Swansea, Cardiff and nearer afield, such as Pembrey Country Park.

The A474 and A483 are the main roads that serve the area, providing through links to neighbouring postcode districts and beyond. The region is accessible by bus too, with several routes travelling to the city centre, and with direct services to a number of other places, including Carmarthen and Newcastle Emlyn.

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  • 84%WORKING

16% of people in SA40 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 17%AB
  • 58%C2/C2
  • 24%DE

According to census records, 17% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 93%WHITE

93% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of Carmarthenshire

SA40 is located in the county of Carmarthenshire, in Wales.

Carmarthenshire has a total population of 185,600, making it the 4th largest county in the UK.

Carmarthenshire has a total area of 925 square miles, and a population density of 78 people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

Carmarthenshire Postal Town Map
Outward CodeSA40
Postal TownSwansea
MSOA NameCarmarthenshire 001
LSOA NameCarmarthenshire 001D
Local AuthorityCarmarthenshire
Area ClassificationUnclassified

SA40 Electoral Wards

The postal region of SA40, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Afon Grannell
Capel Dewi
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Your views ofSA40

JW, Swansea

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

This area is sparsely population and there is room for everyone. People are welcome and helped. The local council has people who answer the phone, in 15 minites, and listen. Doctors give face to face appointments. There is an abundance of green spaces.

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