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|Area||1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi)|
|Population||7,972 (2011 census)|
|• Density||5,315/km2 (13,770/sq mi)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament|
The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following settlements: Brondeg, Brynhyfryd, Cwmbwrla, Cwmdu, Gendros and Manselton, in the parliamentary constituency of Swansea East. The ward is bounded by the wards of Cockett to the west; Castle and Townhill to the south; Landore to the east; and Penderry and Mynydd-Bach to the north.
For the purposes of local elections, Cwmbwrla is broken down into the following polling districts: Manselton South, Cwmdu, Manselton North and Brynhyfryd. The ward returns 3 councillors to the local council. The ward is currently represented by: Peter Black (Lib Dems), Chris Holley (Lib Dems) and Graham Thomas (Lib Dems).
2012 local council elections
The results of the 2012 local council elections for Cwmbwrla were:
|Peter Malcolm Black||Liberal Democrats||1228||Liberal Democrats hold|
|Christopher Ashleigh Holley||Liberal Democrats||1045||Liberal Democrats hold|
|Lewis Graham Thomas||Liberal Democrats||1023||Liberal Democrats hold|
|Peter David Meehan||Labour||824|
The electorate turnout was 35.21%