Authority → Blackpool

Blackpool Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

141,000

Population

10.2%

Unqualified

5.9%

Unemployment

£27,342

Salary

£148,775

Property

Quick answer: Blackpool is a local authority in England. The population of Blackpool is 141,000. The population per square mile of Blackpool is 10,594. The average salary in Blackpool is £27,342 per year. The average property price in Blackpool is £148,775.


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Blackpool Demographics


The population of Blackpool is 141,000. The population per square mile of Blackpool is 10,594. The population has increased by 2,600 in the past year. The population has decreased by 8,100 since 1981.


There are more females in Blackpool. They account for 50.6% of the population.


Blackpool Employment


70.5% of the people in Blackpool are in employment. There are more females in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Blackpool is 5.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Blackpool Student Population


The student population of Blackpool is 2,900. Students account for 14.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


84.5% of the people in Blackpool have an NVQ1 qualification. 73.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 48.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 28.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


10.2% of the people in Blackpool have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Blackpool Economy


There are 3,870 businesses in Blackpool. 87.8% are micro businesses. 9.8% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


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


Blackpool Salary


The average salary in Blackpool is £27,342 per year. Males earn 2.9% more.


Salaries in Blackpool are 18.10% less than the national average of £33,384.


Blackpool Property


The average property price in Blackpool is £148,775. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Blackpool: £235,548 for detached houses. £158,807 for semi-detached houses. £118,974 for terrace houses. £81,769 for flats.