The county of Surrey, with a resident population of 1.1 million has the 5th highest county population in the UK and is the most densely populated county in the southwest region. Its largest town is the historic county town of Guilford with a population of 66,700, followed closely by Woking with 62,000. more
The average house price in the Surrey region is £389,049 and is exceedingly above the national average. Current average rental prices in the region stand at £1294 per month. Surrey’s property prices reflect the diverse offering of the combination of countryside and city lifestyle in close proximity of London. Hence the wide range of property type available, from detached housing to semi-detached and terraced housing.
Popular areas include Kingston upon Thames, with a waterside lifestyle and great shopping. The town of Guilford, being the 9th best place to live in Britain in 2006 and the district council of Elmbridge as having officially the highest quality of life in the United Kingdom.
The close proximity of Surrey to London, Heathrow and Gatwick, make Surrey a commuter paradise as well as attractive for businesses. Major roads (including the M25, M3, A3, M23 and A25), and a reliable rail service into London, ensures that Surrey is fully integrated into the London lifestyle.
The major contributors to Surrey’s economy are the financial and business services sector which generates annually £12.1 million (45% of the total Surrey GVA). The public sector is the second most employable sector and currently employees 20% of the population.
Other popular areas include the city of Epsom and Ewell which is well known for its horse racing and Kew for the Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew Gardens). Surrey is the most wooded county in Great Britain with 22% coverage in comparison to the national average of 11%. Surrey borders Greater London, Kent, East Sussex, Hampshire, Berkshire and West Sussex.
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|Largest County City:||Kingston|
|Population density:||667 / km²|