Authority → Birmingham

Birmingham Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

1,142,500

Population

10.9%

Unqualified

7.5%

Unemployment

£34,289

Salary

£277,189

Property

Quick answer: Birmingham is a local authority in England. The population of Birmingham is 1,142,500. The population per square mile of Birmingham is 4,942. The average salary in Birmingham is £34,289 per year. The average property price in Birmingham is £277,189.


Books about Birmingham: Numerous fiction and non-fiction books have been produced about the rich history of Birmingham. Here is a link to some of the books about Birmingham.


Birmingham Demographics


The population of Birmingham is 1,142,500. The population per square mile of Birmingham is 4,942. The population has increased by 2,000 in the past year. The population has increased by 113,300 since 1981.


There are more females in Birmingham. They account for 51.0% of the population.


Birmingham Employment


65.1% of the people in Birmingham 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 Birmingham is 7.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Birmingham Student Population


The student population of Birmingham is 88,800. Students account for 40.7% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


81.7% of the people in Birmingham have an NVQ1 qualification. 72.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 57.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 40.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


10.9% of the people in Birmingham have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Birmingham Economy


There are 37,380 businesses in Birmingham. 89.2% are micro businesses. 8.9% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Birmingham are human health and social work activities businesses.


Birmingham Salary


The average salary in Birmingham is £34,289 per year. Males earn 25.3% more.


Salaries in Birmingham are 2.71% more than the national average of £33,384.


Birmingham Property


The average property price in Birmingham is £277,189. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Birmingham: £460,767 for detached houses. £272,575 for semi-detached houses. £217,370 for terrace houses. £158,045 for flats.