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Population and demographics

Mid-year population estimates (2016)

Each year the Office for National Statistics (ONS) publish mid-year population estimates. They are the government’s official population estimates and are used locally by the council and its partners for a wide range of purposes. The population of South Gloucestershire for mid-2016 (published on 22 June 2017) is estimated to be 277,600.

A briefing note about the mid-2016 estimates for South Gloucestershire is available alongside.

Small area population estimates (2016)

Population estimates for small areas in South Gloucestershire are published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). A briefing note about the 2016 population estimates for the 35 wards in South Gloucestershire is available alongside.

Population pyramids of South Gloucestershire

Sub-national population projections (2012-based)

In May 2014 the ONS published the 2012 based sub-national population projections for local authorities in England, which give an indication of future trends in population for the 25 year period from 2012-2033. This information is available alongside.

If you have any further enquiries regarding population estimates for South Gloucestershire, please contact us.

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