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Local Area Data

This page aims to provide you with useful information about the district of Sedgemoor and its neighbourhoods. You'll find data about the local population, economy, community safety, health and education at various geographic levels. So if you live, work, learn, invest or visit in Sedgemoor - or are thinking of doing so in the future - you should find the following information useful.

There are a wide range of local area data sources freely available. If you don't find what you are looking for on this page follow the useful links at the bottom of this page.

Sedgemoor Summary

This profile provides an overview of key statistics for the District as a whole and provides a comparison with national trends. Information provided includes resident population and age, ethnicity, health, deprivation levels, economy, qualification levels and incidents of crime.

Economy, Jobs, Education and Skills

The Council in 2008 published an Economic Development Masterplan that identifies Council's priorities in relation to industry and skills development in the district. This was further updated in 2011. As part of this Masterplan, a technical annexe was produced that provides a breadth of baseline information about Sedgemoor's existing economy, workforce and skills base. 

Icon for pdf Sedgemoor Economic Masterplan Technical Annexe [21.75MB]

Health and Wellbeing

Health Profiles

This Health Profile for Sedgemoor was produced by Public Health England. It provides an overview of key indicators in relation to health, as well as information about health inequalities in Sedgemoor. 

Icon for pdf Sedgemoor Health Profile [814.72KB]

This Child Health Profile provides a snapshot of child health and well-being using key indicators that enable comparison locally, regionally and nationally.

Icon for pdf Child Health Profile [112.66KB]

Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE 2010) are released by the North West Public Health Observatory. The profiles contain 23 indicators of alcohol-related harm for every local authority and 24 for every primary care trust in England. The profile for Sedgemoor is available below.

Icon for pdf Sedgemoor Alcohol Profile [123.74KB]

Somerset Lifestyle Survey

This detailed survey reports on current lifestyles of resident adults aged 16-74 in all five Somerset districts, and outlines how these lifestyle choices can impact on the risk of developing physical and mental health conditions.

Icon for pdf Somerset Lifestyle Survey 2009 [1.86MB]


The English Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) are published every three years. The data can be used to assess which parts of the country face particular challenges, down to very small geographical areas and across different domains such as income, employment or health. The following is a summary of the 2015 Somerset results.

Icon for pdf Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2015 - Somerset Summary [3.91MB]

To look up IMD scores or rankings for a particular area or domain that you may be interested in, please visit the Interactive map of deprivation on the Communities and Local Government website.


Sedgemoor carries out residential housing monitoring each year. Summary data for the financial year 2011/12 is available below. If you need further details, please get in touch.

Icon for pdf Sedgemoor Residential Housing Development Summary 2012-13 [90.03KB]


The Somerset Road Safety Partnership Casualty Review 2007 - 2009 provides detailed statistics of road casualties reported to police in Somerset in the three-year period, analysed by themes including severity, location, type of vehicle and age of victim.

Icon for pdf Somerset Road Safety Partnership Casualty Review 2007 - 2009 [3.52MB]


The latest 'Value of Tourism' report (2014) was produced by the South West Research Company Ltd. It provides detailed information about visitor numbers and spend for the County of Somerset and its districts.

Icon for pdf Value of Tourism [1.58MB]

Crime and Community Safety

The following is a summary table of police recorded crime in Sedgemoor and comparison figures for England and Wales (2008/09 and 2009/10).

Icon for pdf Statistics on Police Recorded Crime [16.66KB]

For detailed information on crime and policing in your local area, please visit

2011 Census data at Ward, Parish and Lower Super Output Area level

An interactive spreadsheet, developed by Somerset Intelligence, lets you view the latest Census data for any local area in Somerset at Electoral Ward, Parish or Lower Super Output Area level. you can download it below.

Icon for excel 2011 Census - Ward, Parish & LSOA [1.63MB]

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