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Blaenau Gwent Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

67,000

Population

16.3%

Unqualified

3.2%

Unemployment

£27,321

Salary

£143,919

Property

Quick answer: Blaenau Gwent is a local authority in Wales. The population of Blaenau Gwent is 67,000. The population per square mile of Blaenau Gwent is 1,595. The average salary in Blaenau Gwent is £27,321 per year. The average property price in Blaenau Gwent is £143,919.


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Blaenau Gwent Demographics


The population of Blaenau Gwent is 67,000. The population per square mile of Blaenau Gwent is 1,595. The population has decreased by 3,000 in the past year. The population has decreased by 8,700 since 1981.


There are more females in Blaenau Gwent. They account for 50.9% of the population.


Blaenau Gwent Employment


74.1% of the people in Blaenau Gwent 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 Blaenau Gwent is 3.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Blaenau Gwent Student Population


The student population of Blaenau Gwent is 1,400. Students account for 13.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


76.5% of the people in Blaenau Gwent have an NVQ1 qualification. 64.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 44.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 26.7% have an NVQ4 qualification.


16.3% of the people in Blaenau Gwent have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Blaenau Gwent Economy


There are 1,325 businesses in Blaenau Gwent. 88.4% are micro businesses. 9.1% are small businesses. 2.0% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Blaenau Gwent are manufacturing businesses.


Blaenau Gwent Salary


The average salary in Blaenau Gwent is £27,321 per year. Males earn 33.1% more.


Salaries in Blaenau Gwent are 18.16% less than the national average of £33,384.


Blaenau Gwent Property


The average property price in Blaenau Gwent is £143,919. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Blaenau Gwent: £230,404 for detached houses. £151,528 for semi-detached houses. £121,903 for terrace houses. £71,840 for flats.