Authority → Bristol

Bristol Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Bristol in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

471,100

Population

4.7%

Unqualified

3.2%

Unemployment

£34,882

Salary

£457,812

Property

Quick answer: Bristol is a local authority in England. The population of Bristol is 471,100. The population per square mile of Bristol is 11,778. The average salary in Bristol is £34,882 per year. The average property price in Bristol is £457,812.


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Bristol Demographics


The population of Bristol is 471,100. The population per square mile of Bristol is 11,778. The population has increased by 5,200 in the past year. The population has increased by 69,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Bristol. They account for 50.3% of the population.


Bristol Employment


82.0% of the people in Bristol are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Bristol is 3.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Bristol Student Population


The student population of Bristol is 17,000. Students account for 33.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


91.8% of the people in Bristol have an NVQ1 qualification. 83.8% have an NVQ2 qualification. 72.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 56.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


4.7% of the people in Bristol have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Bristol Economy


There are 18,485 businesses in Bristol. 87.4% are micro businesses. 10.2% are small businesses. 1.9% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Bristol are human health and social work activities businesses.


Bristol Salary


The average salary in Bristol is £34,882 per year. Males earn 14.8% more.


Salaries in Bristol are 4.49% more than the national average of £33,384.


Bristol Property


The average property price in Bristol is £457,812. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Bristol: £712,475 for detached houses. £463,019 for semi-detached houses. £385,294 for terrace houses. £270,459 for flats.