Rovers support base shifts North/West

January 15, 2007

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While main Rovers support base still reside in the East of Bristol, a growing number of supporters now come from the North and the West of the City since the Club established themselves at The Memorial Stadium

A Demographic view of where Bristol Rovers fans live within Bristol and how it has changed in the last 10 years.

Based on 7,844 address postcodes of supporters who live in and around Bristol.

Note: 1997 figures in brackets

THE NORTH

NEW STADIUM TERRITORY – 28.9% (from 23.3%)
Bradley Stoke / Patchway – 13.1% (from 13.2%)
Southmead / Henbury – 5.6% (from 4%)
Horfield / Bishopston – 10.1% (from 6.3%)

THE WEST

NEW FERTILE LAND – 12.7% (from 9.7%)
Avonmouth / Shirehampton – 2.7% (from 4%)
Westbury-on-Trym / Henleaze– 4% (from 3.2%)
Redland / Clifton – 4.6% (from 1.9%)
Centre / St.Pauls – 1.3% (from 0.6%)

THE EAST

YE OLD TRADITIONAL AREA – 45.2% (from 48%)
Kingswood – 20.2% (from 24.8%)
Fishponds / Downend – 16.6% (from 13.9%)
Eastville/ St George – 8.3% (from 9.3%)

THE SOUTH

THE HOSTILE SOUTH OF THE RIVER – 13% (from 19%)
Bedminster / Ashton – 2.3% (from 3%)
Hartcliffe – 2.5% (from 4.5%)
Whitchurch – 3.5% (from 5.5%)
Knowle / Brislington – 4.7% (from 5.7%)

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