Somerset population statistics

In 2020, there were 976k residents in Somerset county with an average age of 43.4 years. Population density was 234 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 13.1% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.3 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.34 residents per household in 2011.

976k

total residents
estimates 2020

43.4

average age
estimates 2020

234

population density
estimates 2020

2.34

residents per household
Census 2011

Somerset population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2018.

Somerset population density map

Somerset population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

Somerset population average age map

Somerset population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

Somerset population growth

Somerset births and deaths

by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.

Somerset births and deaths

Plumplot area insights - interactive charts and maps

Plumplot area insights - interactive maps and charts

Somerset population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2020. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

Somerset population pyramid by year

Somerset population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2020.

Somerset population share by decade of age by year

Somerset working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2020.

Somerset working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15171k17.5%19.1%
16-64574k58.8%62.2%
65+231k23.7%18.6%

Somerset average age rank

Comparison of counties average ages, 2020 population estimates.

43.4

Somerset
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age

Somerset average age rank by year

Somerset population average age

Annual area statistics of Somerset's population average age compared to country statistics.

Somerset population average age by year

Somerset residential areas map

Purple-colored areas are business or industrial areas. Green-colored areas provide quieter surroundings and better living. Map is based on a UK Census 2011 data. Colors calculated from the ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.

Somerset residential areas map

Other reports for Somerset county

population changes

energy costs

salary and unemployment

property prices

crime statistics

home features

home energy certificates

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