Information about South Gloucestershire

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South Gloucestershire Demographics
(from Census 2021)

The population of South Gloucestershire is 290,424 compared to England, which has a population of 59,597,542. While the male population in South Gloucestershire is 146,655, and the female population is 143,769. In England, the male population is 28,833,712 and the female population is 27,656,336, according to the 2021 census.

Ethnicity & Religion

According to the latest 2021 census, The main ethnicity of the people in the immediate area is White: English, with a total of 249,160, followed by White: Other White, with a total of 13,553. As compared to the population in England, the main ethnicities were White: English(41,540,791) followed by Asian: Indian(1,843,248) and Asian: Pakistani(1,570,285). In terms of religion, most people mentioned No religion (133,749), followed by Christian (128,014), whereas, in England, the main religion was Christian(26,167,899), Muslim(3,801,186), and Hindu(1,020,533). While 20,715,664 mentioned 'No Religion' and 3,400,548 did not answer


As for deprivation, most of the area is not deprived in any dimension (63,701), followed by at least deprived in one dimension (38,638). While in England, 11,349,743 households are not deprived in any dimension, and 7,842,690 households are deprived in one dimension.

Economic Status

Most people in the South Gloucestershire area mentioned they are Employee: Full-time (90,474), while 53,153 adults mentioned they are Retired.


Regarding education, 78,233 adults have Level 3 education, while 33,959 have Level 1 and entry level education. The most common occupations in the South Gloucestershire area are

  • Professional occupations (31300)
  • Associate professional and technical occupations (19437), and
  • Managers, directors and senior officials (17918)


The average age of people living in South Gloucestershire is 42 years old. The top three age distributions are: Below 14 (49975), Between 25 to 34 (39885), and Between 45 to 54 (38371). The median age in England and Wales was 40 years as per the 2021 census.


The NS-SEC defines and measures social class and is considered a reliable indicator of a person's class status. As per the 2021 census, most of the population in South Gloucestershire has Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations (51,723) followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations (35,126), and Intermediate occupations (32,883). In England, Most of the population(9,172,372) have Lower managerial, administrative and professional occupations, followed by Higher managerial, administrative and professional occupations(6,092,791)

Map of South Gloucestershire

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Population of South Gloucestershire over the years

Male Population of South Gloucestershire over the years
Female Population of South Gloucestershire over the years
Postcodes in South Gloucestershire

The postcode district SN, BS, GL are associated with the South Gloucestershire, and there are total 17 postcode areas (listed below). The South Gloucestershire has a total of 11079 postcodes overall.

ONS Administrative Info of South Gloucestershire
AreaSouth Gloucestershire

Bitton & Oldland Common

Boyd Valley

Bradley Stoke North

Bradley Stoke South


Charlton & Cribbs

Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge


Emersons Green


Frampton Cotterell

Frenchay & Downend



Longwell Green

New Cheltenham

Parkwall & Warmley

Patchway Coniston

Pilning & Severn Beach

Severn Vale

Staple Hill & Mangotsfield

Stoke Gifford

Stoke Park & Cheswick




Yate Central

Yate North

UTLA22South Gloucestershire
RegionSouth West