Torbay Overview

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The Big Picture

Torbay is a unitary authority situated in South Devon, England, with a population of around 136,000 people. The housing market in Torbay is varied, with a mix of modern apartments, traditional terraced houses, and larger family homes. The local community is active, with numerous festivals and community initiatives throughout the year, such as the annual Torbay Airshow and the Torbay Carnival Week. Torbay also offers a variety of entertainment options, with the Princess Theatre and Babbacombe Theatre hosting a range of shows and performances. The local economy is largely driven by tourism, with the area attracting over 4 million visitors each year. Torbay is also home to a number of major employers, including South Devon College and the NHS Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises that are supported by the local Enterprise Agency.

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Torbay Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Torbay’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Torbay Diversity

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