Authority → Cardiff

Cardiff Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

359,500

Population

7.7%

Unqualified

4.1%

Unemployment

£33,597

Salary

£317,429

Property

Quick answer: Cardiff is a local authority in Wales. The population of Cardiff is 359,500. The population per square mile of Cardiff is 6,633. The average salary in Cardiff is £33,597 per year. The average property price in Cardiff is £317,429.


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Cardiff Demographics


The population of Cardiff is 359,500. The population per square mile of Cardiff is 6,633. The population has decreased by 9,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 72,600 since 1981.


There are more females in Cardiff. They account for 51.2% of the population.


Cardiff Employment


72.9% of the people in Cardiff 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 Cardiff is 4.1%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Cardiff Student Population


The student population of Cardiff is 28,600. Students account for 46.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.0% of the people in Cardiff have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 65.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 44.9% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.7% of the people in Cardiff have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Cardiff Economy


There are 12,400 businesses in Cardiff. 87.3% are micro businesses. 10.4% are small businesses. 1.9% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


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


Cardiff Salary


The average salary in Cardiff is £33,597 per year. Males earn 11.6% more.


Salaries in Cardiff are 0.64% more than the national average of £33,384.


Cardiff Property


The average property price in Cardiff is £317,429. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Cardiff: £524,840 for detached houses. £317,426 for semi-detached houses. £259,014 for terrace houses. £168,435 for flats.