Key facts and figures
South Gloucestershire covers an area of 53,664.7 hectares (or 536.6 sq km), with a population of 279,000. 62% of the population live in built up areas immediately adjoining Bristol. 18% live in the towns of Yate, Chipping Sodbury and Thornbury, and the remaining 20% live in the more rural areas of South Gloucestershire.
According to the 2011 census, 5% of the district’s population were of black and minority ethnic origin.
Data about South Gloucestershire comes from a number of different sources and changes regularly. If you would like to check that you have the most up to date information please contact us.
|||South Gloucestershire||England||Notes/ Sources|
|Area||53,664.7 ha||||Total administrative area (Cartesian Measure)|
|Population||279,000||||(ONS mid year population estimates, 2017)|
|Population density||5.2||||(persons per hectare)|
|Black and Minority Ethnicity residents||13,193 (5% of total population)||14% (England and Wales)||Source: Census 2011|
|Unemployment rate||3.3%||4.3%||Source: Office of National Statistics, Annual Population Survey Mar 2018 – via NOMIS|
|Average earnings (Gross Annual pay – full time)||£30,236||£29,805||Source: Annual survey 0f hours and earning 2017 – via NOMIS|
|Average house price||£260,000||£234,000||Source: Office of National Statistics, House Price Statistics for small areas 2017|
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