Authority → Merseyside

Merseyside Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

1,423,100

Population

7.8%

Unqualified

3.5%

Unemployment

£30,893

Salary

£214,340

Property

Quick answer: Merseyside is a local authority in England. The population of Merseyside is 1,423,100. The population per square mile of Merseyside is 5,715. The average salary in Merseyside is £30,893 per year. The average property price in Merseyside is £214,340.


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


Merseyside Demographics


The population of Merseyside is 1,423,100. The population per square mile of Merseyside is 5,715. The population has decreased by 11,200 in the past year. The population has decreased by 98,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Merseyside. They account for 51.5% of the population.


Merseyside Employment


74.5% of the people in Merseyside 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 Merseyside is 3.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Merseyside Student Population


The student population of Merseyside is 58,700. Students account for 29.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.0% of the people in Merseyside have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.8% have an NVQ2 qualification. 59.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 40.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.8% of the people in Merseyside have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Merseyside Economy


There are 39,965 businesses in Merseyside. 88.4% are micro businesses. 9.4% are small businesses. 1.7% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Merseyside Salary


The average salary in Merseyside is £30,893 per year. Males earn 13.5% more.


Salaries in Merseyside are 7.46% less than the national average of £33,384.


Merseyside Property


The average property price in Merseyside is £214,340. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Merseyside: £350,597 for detached houses. £222,184 for semi-detached houses. £157,590 for terrace houses. £126,988 for flats.