Authority → Cornwall

Cornwall Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

572,000

Population

5.6%

Unqualified

2.9%

Unemployment

£29,302

Salary

£310,281

Property

Quick answer: Cornwall is a local authority in England. The population of Cornwall is 572,000. The population per square mile of Cornwall is 416. The average salary in Cornwall is £29,302 per year. The average property price in Cornwall is £310,281.


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


Cornwall Demographics


The population of Cornwall is 572,000. The population per square mile of Cornwall is 416. The population has decreased by 1,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 147,500 since 1981.


There are more females in Cornwall. They account for 51.5% of the population.


Cornwall Employment


76.3% of the people in Cornwall 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 Cornwall is 2.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Cornwall Student Population


The student population of Cornwall is 11,100. Students account for 15.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


90.2% of the people in Cornwall have an NVQ1 qualification. 77.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 57.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 36.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.6% of the people in Cornwall have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Cornwall Economy


There are 25,425 businesses in Cornwall. 88.8% are micro businesses. 9.7% are small businesses. 1.2% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


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


Cornwall Salary


The average salary in Cornwall is £29,302 per year. Males earn 17.5% more.


Salaries in Cornwall are 12.23% less than the national average of £33,384.


Cornwall Property


The average property price in Cornwall is £310,281. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Cornwall: £484,176 for detached houses. £319,535 for semi-detached houses. £261,855 for terrace houses. £175,558 for flats.