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Population and demographics

Mid-year population estimates (2017)

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-2017 (published on 28 June 2018) is estimated to be 279,000.

A briefing note about the mid-2017 estimates for South Gloucestershire is available alongside. Additionally, the interactive report below enables you to explore the data for South Gloucestershire and the wider West of England region.

Population age profiles 2017

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 (the latest available data) for the 35 wards in South Gloucestershire is available alongside.

Population pyramids of South Gloucestershire

Sub-national population projections (2016-based)

In May 2018 the ONS published the 2016 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 2016-2041.

These latest projections suggest that the population of South Gloucestershire will rise to 335,200 in 2041, a 21.1% increase on the 2016 baseline (276,700).

Further information is available in this briefing note: South Gloucestershire 2016-Based Population Projections

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



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