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Southampton boundaries



Ward boundaries for Southampton can be viewed on a map in either PDF or JPG format by selecting one of the appropriate links below:

Ward:
Parish:

Note : Southampton contains no Parish areas within its unitary boundary therefore no parish map is provided.

Source: Ordnance Survey boundaries

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Rural and Urban Classification 2004




This information can also be viewed graphically on a map in either jpg or pdf format by clicking one of the following links:

(Note: A map showing Southampton on its own as 100% Urban would show very little so the map below also includes Southampton's neighbouring authorities to illustrate the nearest rural areas to the Southampton boundary.)

Sources :

Population figures - Hampshire County Council's 2008 based Small Area Population Forecasts (SAPF).
Rural urban figures - Rural & Urban Classification 2004

These data are derived from 2001 Census data.
Areas were treated as 'urban' or 'rural' simply on the basis of their geographical relationship to settlements of 10,000 or more population. More specifically, where the majority of the population of an area lives within settlements with a population of more than 10,000 people, the area is treated as urban. All other areas were treated as rural.

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Population


The Hampshire County Council Demography section have produced Demographic Factsheets on each of the districts and two unitary authorities in Hampshire, you can view or download the Southampton factsheets by clicking on the following links:

Population age profile

Source : National Statistics

For further information or a more detailed breakdown on the population figures shown please go to the Demography section pages


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Housing Completions



The following table shows the number of net dwellings completed in Southampton by large and small sites each year since 2001. The information is obtained through detailed annual surveys carried out by the Land Supply team and local authority colleagues.

Net Housing Completions by Large, Small and Total Sites 2002-2013


Note : Large sites are sites of 10 or more dwellings
Source: Land Supply team, Research & Intelligence group, Hampshire County Council

For more information on Housing, Industrial, Leisure and Retail sites please visit the Land Supply section pages

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House Prices



Source:  HM Land Registry


The BBC host a searchable page with the most available house price information supplied by the Land Registry, the information is broken down by district and house type and can be found at BBC house prices page


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Employment (employees)



Source: Business Register and Employment Survey 2012 and 2011

Notes:

  1. All broad industry definitions based on Standard Industry Classification (SIC) 2007. The revised SIC 2007 is not directly comparable to the earlier SIC 2003 or 1992 used in the Annual Business Inquiry (ABI).

  2. All estimates rounded to nearest 100 employees.

  3. Excludes SIC 2007 01:000 farm labourers.

  4. An employee is anyone aged 16 years or over that an organisation directly pays from its payroll(s), in return for carrying out a full-time or part-time job or being on a training scheme. It excludes voluntary workers, self-employed, working owners who are not paid via PAYE.

The Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) replaces the Annual Business Inquiry (ABI), but remains based on a sample survey so all figures are estimates subject to reliability measures which need to be taken into account when interpreting the data. The lower the level of geography and industry the less reliable the data.

The location quotient (LQ) compares the local economy to a reference economy, in the process attempting to identify specializations in the local economy. The location quotient is based upon a calculated ratio between the local economy and the economy of some reference unit, in this case the local authority area referenced to Great Britain. A figure equal to or close to ‘1.00’ implies parity between the local and national employee share for that sector, while figures above suggest local sector concentrations.

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Earnings




Source:  Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2013 (Resident based query), NOMIS. Earnings rounded to the nearest pound.

Source:  Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2013 (Workplace  based query), NOMIS. Earnings rounded to the nearest pound.

NOTES: Earnings are median gross weekly estimates. The median is the value below which 50% of all employees fall. It is preferred over the mean for eanrings data, which is influenced more by extreme values e.g. small numbers of very high earners.

Resident based earnings are the average earnings of employees who live in the local district and includes local resident workers and out-commuters. Workplace based earnings include local resident workers and in-commuters.

C.I % +/- is the confidence interval around the estimatr at the 95% level (0.05). As a rule of thumb, the higher the percentage the less reliable the data. Any value over 10% should be viewed with caution.

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Unemployment



Source:  DWP Claimant Count, National Statistics

From August 2010 all claimant rates are now based on the revised working age population. This moves the female working age from 16-59yrs to 16-64yrs to be in line with the male working age. This reflects the change in pensionable age for female workers, but the actual changes to pensionable age will be gradually introduced over the coming years. However,  this 'big bang' methodology has been applied by the Office for National Statistics in response to the consultation exercise.


For more detailed information on the latest claimant figures visit our Economic pages and download the lastest Labour Market Bulletin


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Index of Multiple Deprivation 2010

The index of multiple deprivation is a weighted average of other indices, namely Income deprivation, Employment deprivation, Health deprivation and disability, Education, skills and training deprivation; Barriers to Housing and Services, Crime and Living Environment

Figures are now provided for Super Output Areas which were careated after the 2001 Census and are areas with an average population of about 1500 within wards.

(Click map to enlarge)

Southampton IMD 2010




For a more detailed look at IMD data in Hampshire go to the Deprivation indicies page where you can view IMD maps and data.

Source:  DCLG 2010


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