|Population||4,975 (2011 census)|
|Principal area||Neath Port Talbot|
|Ceremonial county||West Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Councillors||Peter Rees (Labour)|
|Andrew Jenkins (Labour)|
Neath South consists of some or all of the settlements of Cimla and Mount Pleasant in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. It is bounded by the wards of Neath East to the west; Neath North to the north; and Cimla to the east.
In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 31.14%. The results were:
|Peter Rees||Labour||718||Labour hold|
|Mal Gunter||Labour||665||Labour hold|
|Rob Parry||Plaid Cymru||153|
|Chris Williams||Plaid Cymru||146|
Malcolm Gunter died following the election; a by-election will be held on 6 December 2012 to fill the vacant seat.
With a 14.5% turnout, the results following the by-election were:
|Charlotte May Cross||Liberal Democrats||130|
|Andrew Jenkins||Labour||399||Labour hold|