Authority → Basildon

Basildon Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

187,700

Population

6.2%

Unqualified

3.1%

Unemployment

£29,572

Salary

£432,426

Property

Quick answer: Basildon is a local authority in England. The population of Basildon is 187,700. The population per square mile of Basildon is 4,419. The average salary in Basildon is £29,572 per year. The average property price in Basildon is £432,426.


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Basildon Demographics


The population of Basildon is 187,700. The population per square mile of Basildon is 4,419. The population has increased by 100 in the past year. The population has increased by 35,200 since 1981.


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


Basildon Employment


84.2% of the people in Basildon 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 Basildon is 3.1%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Basildon Student Population


The student population of Basildon is 6,700. Students account for 28.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.8% of the people in Basildon have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 55.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 35.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.2% of the people in Basildon have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Basildon Economy


There are 7,580 businesses in Basildon. 88.1% are micro businesses. 9.9% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Basildon Salary


The average salary in Basildon is £29,572 per year. Males earn 28.7% more.


Salaries in Basildon are 11.42% less than the national average of £33,384.


Basildon Property


The average property price in Basildon is £432,426. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Basildon: £712,491 for detached houses. £437,273 for semi-detached houses. £333,427 for terrace houses. £246,512 for flats.