> Life expectancy in Bristol
for both men (77.2 years) and women (81.9 years) was lower than the South West
> The rate of teenage
conception in Bristol
(51.4 per 1,000 women aged 15-17) was the second highest for any county or
unitary authority in the South West.
> The crime rate in
Bristol (64.1 per 1,000 population) was higher
than the rate for the South West (33.8 per 1,000) and England and Wales (41.3 per 1,000).
> Median gross annual
pay in Bristol was £25,269 (South West
> The latest unemployment
rate for Bristol is 7.0% (South West 6.0%, England 7.6%)
> 49.7% of Bristol pupils
achieved 5+ GCSEs grades A*-C or
equivalent, including Maths and English (South West 57.5%, England 58.3%).
> Bristol’s lowest quartile affordability ratio (house price to
earnings ratio: a higher ratio means less affordable housing) was 7.1 (South
West 8.2, England
> 98% of new dwellings in Bristol
were built on previously developed land,
a higher percentage than either the South West (66%) or England (77%).
> There were 305 road
casualties per 100,000 population in Bristol
(South West 310, England