Authority → Ashford

Ashford Population

Here are the latest population statistics on Ashford in the United Kingdom. The data is updated regularly per the latest population statistics releases.

Last update: January 17, 2024

133,200

Population

13.1%

Unqualified

3.4%

Unemployment

£30,727

Salary

£364,763

Property

Quick answer: Ashford is a local authority in England. The population of Ashford is 133,200. The population per square mile of Ashford is 594. The average salary in Ashford is £30,727 per year. The average property price in Ashford is £364,763.


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Ashford Demographics


The population of Ashford is 133,200. The population per square mile of Ashford is 594. The population has increased by 2,200 in the past year. The population has increased by 46,300 since 1981.


There are more females in Ashford. They account for 51.4% of the population.


Ashford Employment


78.7% of the people in Ashford are in employment. There are more males in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Ashford is 3.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Ashford Student Population


The student population of Ashford is 6,300. Students account for 40.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


84.8% of the people in Ashford have an NVQ1 qualification. 71.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 51.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 32.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


13.1% of the people in Ashford have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Ashford Economy


There are 6,485 businesses in Ashford. 91.1% are micro businesses. 7.5% are small businesses. 1.2% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Ashford are wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles businesses.


Ashford Salary


The average salary in Ashford is £30,727 per year. Males earn 8.9% more.


Salaries in Ashford are 7.96% less than the national average of £33,384.


Ashford Property


The average property price in Ashford is £364,763. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Ashford: £601,662 for detached houses. £364,507 for semi-detached houses. £298,890 for terrace houses. £193,991 for flats.