> Life expectancy in B&NES for both men (80.1 years) and women (83.7 years) was higher than the South West and England average.
> The rate of teenage conception in B&NES (25.5 per 1,000 women aged 15-17) was the lowest in the 15 county and unitary authorities in the South West.
> The crime rate in B&NES (29.0 per 1,000 population) was lower than the rate for the South West and England and Wales.
> Median gross annual pay in B&NES was £25,948 (South West £24,922, England £26,165)
> The latest unemployment rate for B&NES is 5.7% (South West 6.0%, England 7.6%)
> 64.0% of B&NES pupils achieved 5+ GCSEs grades A*-C or equivalent, including Maths and English (South West 57.5%, England 58.3%).
> B&NES lowest quartile affordability ratio (house price to earnings ratio: a higher ratio means less affordable housing) was 9.6 (South West 8.2, England 6.7).
> There were 273 road casualties per 100,000 population in B&NES (South West 310, England 355).