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Kirklees Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

433,400

Population

8.6%

Unqualified

4.2%

Unemployment

£29,895

Salary

£201,718

Property

Quick answer: Kirklees is a local authority in England. The population of Kirklees is 433,400. The population per square mile of Kirklees is 2,747. The average salary in Kirklees is £29,895 per year. The average property price in Kirklees is £201,718.


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Kirklees Demographics


The population of Kirklees is 433,400. The population per square mile of Kirklees is 2,747. The population has decreased by 7,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 56,100 since 1981.


There are more females in Kirklees. They account for 51.0% of the population.


Kirklees Employment


73.7% of the people in Kirklees 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 Kirklees is 4.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Kirklees Student Population


The student population of Kirklees is 20,600. Students account for 30.7% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


83.6% of the people in Kirklees have an NVQ1 qualification. 72.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 56.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 35.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


8.6% of the people in Kirklees have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Kirklees Economy


There are 15,360 businesses in Kirklees. 88.6% are micro businesses. 9.5% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Kirklees are manufacturing businesses.


Kirklees Salary


The average salary in Kirklees is £29,895 per year. Males earn 23.9% more.


Salaries in Kirklees are 10.45% less than the national average of £33,384.


Kirklees Property


The average property price in Kirklees is £201,718. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Kirklees: £331,169 for detached houses. £202,873 for semi-detached houses. £157,296 for terrace houses. £115,535 for flats.