Bristol’s home of in-depth journalism
Powered by 2,000+ members
The Bristol Cable

Making the sample representative

We strove to make our sample as representative as possible.

Using a common method, we calculated:

In order to have 95% confidence that our results are representative with a 10% margin of error, in a total population of 14,500, the required sample size needs to be at least 96. We surveyed 102 people.

Download the PDF of the full Survey results  .


Support the journalism Bristol needs.

Thanks to the 2,000+ members who support the Cable, our in-depth journalism is free for everyone. Together, we empower readers with independent and investigative local reporting. Join us and be a part of Bristol’s reader-owned media cooperative.

Join the Cable

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You may also like...


Community protests against horrific racist hit-and-run, ‘attempted murder’ in Bristol

City Reports

Council approves major new development plans in Lawrence Hill


Rastafari centre sale set to go ahead, despite community objections

Banner Home Page Listen: Bristol Unpacked With Neil Maggs

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Jimmy Galvin, the artist who hadn’t read a book at 20

Banner Home Page Inside: Bristol's Private Mental Health Services Reports

Revealed: Private mental health ward for children in Bristol to close

Features Banner Home Page

Bristol activists spearhead the call for reparations for the legacy and current damage of slavery and colonialism

In Bristol

The essential round-up

Sent to your inbox every Friday