Authority → Chorley

Chorley Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

117,900

Population

7.8%

Unqualified

3.4%

Unemployment

£28,049

Salary

£218,653

Property

Quick answer: Chorley is a local authority in England. The population of Chorley is 117,900. The population per square mile of Chorley is 1,506. The average salary in Chorley is £28,049 per year. The average property price in Chorley is £218,653.


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Chorley Demographics


The population of Chorley is 117,900. The population per square mile of Chorley is 1,506. The population has decreased by 1,000 in the past year. The population has increased by 25,700 since 1981.


There are more females in Chorley. They account for 50.2% of the population.


Chorley Employment


75.1% of the people in Chorley 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 Chorley is 3.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Chorley Student Population


The student population of Chorley is 3,200. Students account for 22.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


95.7% of the people in Chorley have an NVQ1 qualification. 85.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 69.9% have an NVQ3 qualification. 45.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.8% of the people in Chorley have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Chorley Economy


There are 4,725 businesses in Chorley. 89.4% are micro businesses. 9.1% are small businesses. 1.2% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


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


Chorley Salary


The average salary in Chorley is £28,049 per year. Females earn 9.2% more.


Salaries in Chorley are 15.98% less than the national average of £33,384.


Chorley Property


The average property price in Chorley is £218,653. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Chorley: £359,114 for detached houses. £215,537 for semi-detached houses. £167,485 for terrace houses. £132,475 for flats.