Authority → Devon

Devon Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

814,400

Population

5.5%

Unqualified

1.7%

Unemployment

£30,181

Salary

£337,084

Property

Quick answer: Devon is a local authority in England. The population of Devon is 814,400. The population per square mile of Devon is 314. The average salary in Devon is £30,181 per year. The average property price in Devon is £337,084.


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


Devon Demographics


The population of Devon is 814,400. The population per square mile of Devon is 314. The population has increased by 3,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 215,200 since 1981.


There are more females in Devon. They account for 51.4% of the population.


Devon Employment


77.3% of the people in Devon 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 Devon is 1.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Devon Student Population


The student population of Devon is 30,900. Students account for 31.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


91.3% of the people in Devon have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 61.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 39.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.5% of the people in Devon have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Devon Economy


There are 38,760 businesses in Devon. 89.7% are micro businesses. 8.7% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


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


Devon Salary


The average salary in Devon is £30,181 per year. Males earn 19.1% more.


Salaries in Devon are 9.60% less than the national average of £33,384.


Devon Property


The average property price in Devon is £337,084. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Devon: £530,182 for detached houses. £352,101 for semi-detached houses. £280,240 for terrace houses. £185,811 for flats.