Authority → Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

646,600

Population

4.3%

Unqualified

3.1%

Unemployment

£31,522

Salary

£343,282

Property

Quick answer: Gloucestershire is a local authority in England. The population of Gloucestershire is 646,600. The population per square mile of Gloucestershire is 530. The average salary in Gloucestershire is £31,522 per year. The average property price in Gloucestershire is £343,282.


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


Gloucestershire Demographics


The population of Gloucestershire is 646,600. The population per square mile of Gloucestershire is 530. The population has increased by 5,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 140,400 since 1981.


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


Gloucestershire Employment


80.0% of the people in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire is 3.1%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Gloucestershire Student Population


The student population of Gloucestershire is 18,500. Students account for 28.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


92.4% of the people in Gloucestershire have an NVQ1 qualification. 82.5% have an NVQ2 qualification. 65.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 43.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


4.3% of the people in Gloucestershire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Gloucestershire Economy


There are 29,405 businesses in Gloucestershire. 88.8% are micro businesses. 9.3% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Gloucestershire Salary


The average salary in Gloucestershire is £31,522 per year. Males earn 16.6% more.


Salaries in Gloucestershire are 5.58% less than the national average of £33,384.


Gloucestershire Property


The average property price in Gloucestershire is £343,282. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Gloucestershire: £561,719 for detached houses. £344,296 for semi-detached houses. £277,848 for terrace houses. £189,266 for flats.