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Boston Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

70,800

Population

11.2%

Unqualified

3.6%

Unemployment

£28,070

Salary

£169,305

Property

Quick answer: Boston is a local authority in England. The population of Boston is 70,800. The population per square mile of Boston is 502. The average salary in Boston is £28,070 per year. The average property price in Boston is £169,305.


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


Boston Demographics


The population of Boston is 70,800. The population per square mile of Boston is 502. The population has decreased by 0 in the past year. The population has increased by 18,300 since 1981.


There are more females in Boston. They account for 50.8% of the population.


Boston Employment


71.2% of the people in Boston 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 Boston is 3.6%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Boston Student Population


The student population of Boston is 600. Students account for 7.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


79.5% of the people in Boston have an NVQ1 qualification. 69.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 46.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 26.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


11.2% of the people in Boston have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Boston Economy


There are 2,355 businesses in Boston. 86.8% are micro businesses. 10.2% are small businesses. 2.5% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


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


Boston Salary


The average salary in Boston is £28,070 per year. Males earn 20.1% more.


Salaries in Boston are 15.92% less than the national average of £33,384.


Boston Property


The average property price in Boston is £169,305. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Boston: £274,585 for detached houses. £171,781 for semi-detached houses. £137,276 for terrace houses. £93,579 for flats.