Authority → Isle Of Wight

Isle Of Wight Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

140,900

Population

8.8%

Unqualified

4.5%

Unemployment

£27,534

Salary

£294,459

Property

Quick answer: Isle Of Wight is a local authority in England. The population of Isle Of Wight is 140,900. The population per square mile of Isle Of Wight is 952. The average salary in Isle Of Wight is £27,534 per year. The average property price in Isle Of Wight is £294,459.


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Isle Of Wight Demographics


The population of Isle Of Wight is 140,900. The population per square mile of Isle Of Wight is 952. The population has decreased by 1,400 in the past year. The population has increased by 22,800 since 1981.


There are more females in Isle Of Wight. They account for 51.5% of the population.


Isle Of Wight Employment


67.0% of the people in Isle Of Wight 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 Isle Of Wight is 4.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Isle Of Wight Student Population


The student population of Isle Of Wight is 4,800. Students account for 22.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.9% of the people in Isle Of Wight have an NVQ1 qualification. 73.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 52.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 31.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


8.8% of the people in Isle Of Wight have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Isle Of Wight Economy


There are 4,705 businesses in Isle Of Wight. 87.3% are micro businesses. 11.1% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.1% are large businesses.


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


Isle Of Wight Salary


The average salary in Isle Of Wight is £27,534 per year. Males earn 11.9% more.


Salaries in Isle Of Wight are 17.52% less than the national average of £33,384.


Isle Of Wight Property


The average property price in Isle Of Wight is £294,459. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Isle Of Wight: £456,400 for detached houses. £311,947 for semi-detached houses. £247,543 for terrace houses. £161,947 for flats.