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Falkirk Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

160,700

Population

10.1%

Unqualified

3.4%

Unemployment

£34,242

Salary

£184,922

Property

Quick answer: Falkirk is a local authority in Scotland. The population of Falkirk is 160,700. The population per square mile of Falkirk is 38,262. The average salary in Falkirk is £34,242 per year. The average property price in Falkirk is £184,922.


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


Falkirk Demographics


The population of Falkirk is 160,700. The population per square mile of Falkirk is 38,262. The population has increased by 100 in the past year. The population has increased by 15,600 since 1981.


There are more females in Falkirk. They account for 51.1% of the population.


Falkirk Employment


78.4% of the people in Falkirk 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 Falkirk is 3.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Falkirk Student Population


The student population of Falkirk is 6,500. Students account for 32.5% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


83.8% of the people in Falkirk have an NVQ1 qualification. 75.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 61.7% have an NVQ3 qualification. 44.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


10.1% of the people in Falkirk have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Falkirk Economy


There are 3,555 businesses in Falkirk. 87.7% are micro businesses. 10.4% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


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


Falkirk Salary


The average salary in Falkirk is £34,242 per year. Males earn 17.2% more.


Salaries in Falkirk are 2.57% more than the national average of £33,384.


Falkirk Property


The average property price in Falkirk is £184,922. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Falkirk: £323,020 for detached houses. £185,068 for semi-detached houses. £138,818 for terrace houses. £92,782 for flats.