Welcome to the city statistics and research pages. We provide statistics on Southampton and Hampshire in various subject areas including population, ethnicity, census and the economy.
Southampton covers 51.81km2
Southampton’s population is currently 239,400 (Mid Year Estimate 2012). More details in the population section.
- In September 2013 4,445 or 2.7% of Southampton’s working age resident population were unemployed and claiming Jobseeker's Allowance a fall of 129 claimants on the previous month and a fall of over 900 on the last year. Details in the Labour Market bulletin.
The average house price in Southampton for September 2013 is £142,699 an increase of 0.8% in the last year. More information from Land Registry (opens an external page).
Southampton is ranked 81st out of all 326 Local Authorities in England in the overall Index of Multiple Deprivation 2010 (where one is the most deprived). Details in the IMD section
Southampton is ranked 14th in the VENUESCORE Dominant City Centres 2013/14 and 19th in the Top Shopping Destinations ranks.
Southampton University is ranked 20th and Southampton Solent is ranked 112 in the 2014 league tables from the Complete University Guide.
Southampton University is ranked 86th in the 2013/14 QS World Universities league tables.
For more information on Southampton please see the sections below: