Key facts and figures
South Gloucestershire covers an area of 53,664.7 hectares (or 536.6 sq km), with a population of 282,600. 87% of the population live in urban areas, largely in the built up areas immediately adjoining Bristol and the towns of Yate and Thornbury. The remaining 13% 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||282,600||||(ONS mid year population estimates, 2018)|
|Population density||5.3||||(persons per hectare)|
|Black and Minority Ethnicity residents||13,193 (5% of total population)||14% (England and Wales)||Source: Census 2011|
|Unemployment rate||3.1%||4.1%||Source: Office of National Statistics, Annual Population Survey Mar 2019 – via NOMIS|
|Average earnings (Gross Annual pay – full time)||£30,720||£29,869||Source: Annual survey of hours and earning 2018 – via NOMIS|
|Average house price||£270,000||£240,000||Source: Office of National Statistics, House Price Statistics for small areas Dec 2018|
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