Authority → Burnley

Burnley Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

94,700

Population

21.9%

Unqualified

5.4%

Unemployment

£26,255

Salary

£135,968

Property

Quick answer: Burnley is a local authority in England. The population of Burnley is 94,700. The population per square mile of Burnley is 2,218. The average salary in Burnley is £26,255 per year. The average property price in Burnley is £135,968.


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Burnley Demographics


The population of Burnley is 94,700. The population per square mile of Burnley is 2,218. The population has increased by 5,400 in the past year. The population has increased by 1,900 since 1981.


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


Burnley Employment


67.8% of the people in Burnley 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 Burnley is 5.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Burnley Student Population


The student population of Burnley is 4,400. Students account for 27.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


70.6% of the people in Burnley have an NVQ1 qualification. 65.3% have an NVQ2 qualification. 49.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 33.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


21.9% of the people in Burnley have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Burnley Economy


There are 2,655 businesses in Burnley. 87.4% are micro businesses. 10.2% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.6% are large businesses.


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


Burnley Salary


The average salary in Burnley is £26,255 per year. Males earn 4.0% more.


Salaries in Burnley are 21.36% less than the national average of £33,384.


Burnley Property


The average property price in Burnley is £135,968. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Burnley: £225,562 for detached houses. £144,385 for semi-detached houses. £99,793 for terrace houses. £74,132 for flats.