The Forest of Dean District has a population of 81,961 (2011 Census, Office for National Statistics) living in an area covering 585 square kilometres, with 34,167 (2011 Census, Office for National Statistics) households. Further information on the districts housing is available on our Housing Needs Assessment pages.
To help our services make informed decisions about the impacts of what they do, proposals for change and development, they need to know about the communities they serve. We use a number of resources to gather data on our communities and how they are changing. Here are some web resources available to provide this information:
Gloucestershire Research and Intelligence – Inform
Inform Gloucestershire provides a comprehensive source of current statistical Information about Gloucestershire. It is designed to meet the needs of a range of users from partner agencies through to the general public.
Gloucestershire Equality Profile 2013 - Pdf document
Gloucestershire Equality Profile 2013 - Atlas Reoprt
Our Workforce page gives a breakdown of our employee make-up by protected characteristics.