Authority → Braintree

Braintree Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

155,700

Population

6.5%

Unqualified

2.5%

Unemployment

£29,895

Salary

£378,093

Property

Quick answer: Braintree is a local authority in England. The population of Braintree is 155,700. The population per square mile of Braintree is 659. The average salary in Braintree is £29,895 per year. The average property price in Braintree is £378,093.


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Braintree Demographics


The population of Braintree is 155,700. The population per square mile of Braintree is 659. The population has increased by 2,600 in the past year. The population has increased by 43,100 since 1981.


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


Braintree Employment


83.9% of the people in Braintree 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 Braintree is 2.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Braintree Student Population


The student population of Braintree is 4,300. Students account for 28.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.4% of the people in Braintree have an NVQ1 qualification. 70.4% have an NVQ2 qualification. 47.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 25.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.5% of the people in Braintree have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Braintree Economy


There are 6,765 businesses in Braintree. 89.2% are micro businesses. 9.1% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.1% are large businesses.


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


Braintree Salary


The average salary in Braintree is £29,895 per year. Males earn 25.8% more.


Salaries in Braintree are 10.45% less than the national average of £33,384.


Braintree Property


The average property price in Braintree is £378,093. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Braintree: £628,661 for detached houses. £380,770 for semi-detached houses. £312,764 for terrace houses. £190,176 for flats.