Authority → Lancashire

Lancashire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

1,236,000

Population

6.8%

Unqualified

4.7%

Unemployment

£30,358

Salary

£197,669

Property

Quick answer: Lancashire is a local authority in England. The population of Lancashire is 1,236,000. The population per square mile of Lancashire is 1,040. The average salary in Lancashire is £30,358 per year. The average property price in Lancashire is £197,669.


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Lancashire Demographics


The population of Lancashire is 1,236,000. The population per square mile of Lancashire is 1,040. The population has increased by 8,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 142,000 since 1981.


There are more females in Lancashire. They account for 50.9% of the population.


Lancashire Employment


71.9% of the people in Lancashire 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 Lancashire is 4.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Lancashire Student Population


The student population of Lancashire is 52,000. Students account for 29.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.5% of the people in Lancashire have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 57.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 35.9% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.8% of the people in Lancashire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Lancashire Economy


There are 45,590 businesses in Lancashire. 88.4% are micro businesses. 9.6% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Lancashire Salary


The average salary in Lancashire is £30,358 per year. Males earn 21.2% more.


Salaries in Lancashire are 9.07% less than the national average of £33,384.


Lancashire Property


The average property price in Lancashire is £197,669. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Lancashire: £335,854 for detached houses. £202,053 for semi-detached houses. £140,445 for terrace houses. £112,324 for flats.