Authority → Derby

Derby Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

261,100

Population

6.3%

Unqualified

3.7%

Unemployment

£36,416

Salary

£200,149

Property

Quick answer: Derby is a local authority in England. The population of Derby is 261,100. The population per square mile of Derby is 8,666. The average salary in Derby is £36,416 per year. The average property price in Derby is £200,149.


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


Derby Demographics


The population of Derby is 261,100. The population per square mile of Derby is 8,666. The population has increased by 4,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 43,700 since 1981.


There are more females in Derby. They account for 50.4% of the population.


Derby Employment


73.9% of the people in Derby 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 Derby is 3.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Derby Student Population


The student population of Derby is 9,600. Students account for 24.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


85.2% of the people in Derby have an NVQ1 qualification. 74.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 59.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 42.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.3% of the people in Derby have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Derby Economy


There are 7,550 businesses in Derby. 87.4% are micro businesses. 10.1% are small businesses. 1.9% are medium businesses. 0.6% are large businesses.


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


Derby Salary


The average salary in Derby is £36,416 per year. Males earn 23.3% more.


Salaries in Derby are 9.08% more than the national average of £33,384.


Derby Property


The average property price in Derby is £200,149. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Derby: £319,192 for detached houses. £203,390 for semi-detached houses. £164,882 for terrace houses. £113,132 for flats.