Welsh economy: How is it faring in 2013?
How strong and how healthy is the economy in Wales?
The pattern of jobs has changed dramatically in the last 25 years and that has affected many families' incomes.
The country has also been feeling the effects of the financial crisis for five years and many people have less money in their pockets.
BBC Wales' Economics Correspondent Sarah Dickins looks at the how the Welsh economy is faring in 2013.