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About Teignbridge

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1. Facts and figures

Teignbridge is a district in South Devon, located between Exeter and Torbay and the south eastern area of Dartmoor. The district was first formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972.

Our district covers 260 square miles (67,387 hectares), and has a varied geography ranging from coastal resorts and busy market towns to rural countryside and wild moorland.

There are 24 wards in Teignbridge – summary profiles for each ward are available from the Local Government Association, which include information from the 2011 Census regarding residents, ethnicity, households, employment, education, and health.

The profile for Teignbridge, including the latest resident population figure and data from the 2011 census, can be viewed on the LG Inform Teignbridge profile.

The council has 47 councillors, who are elected every four years and represent the wards in Teignbridge. For further information about councillors, please visit the Councillors page.

Other information and data sources:

Nomis Official Labour Market Statistics - profiles are available at national, regional, district, and ward levels, which show different economic statistics by area

Our  Annual Monitoring Reports - information on housing, the built environment and the natural environment

Teignbridge Economy Factsheets - analysis of the Teignbridge economy as part of the Economic Development Plan renewal

Devon Town Profiles - community health and wellbeing profiles, provided by Devon County Council

Devon County Council Facts and Figures - a range of statistics about the people of Devon, their social, employment, and economic circumstances, and the commercial and natural environment in which they live

LG Inform - up to date published data about your local area and the performance of your council or fire and rescue authority

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Last updated 22 December 2020