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Powys Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

133,600

Population

5.7%

Unqualified

2.9%

Unemployment

£29,806

Salary

£218,095

Property

Quick answer: Powys is a local authority in Wales. The population of Powys is 133,600. The population per square mile of Powys is 67. The average salary in Powys is £29,806 per year. The average property price in Powys is £218,095.


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Powys Demographics


The population of Powys is 133,600. The population per square mile of Powys is 67. The population has increased by 600 in the past year. The population has increased by 21,400 since 1981.


There are more females in Powys. They account for 50.6% of the population.


Powys Employment


78.0% of the people in Powys 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 Powys is 2.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Powys Student Population


The student population of Powys is 3,700. Students account for 27.4% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.9% of the people in Powys have an NVQ1 qualification. 79.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 60.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 40.0% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.7% of the people in Powys have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Powys Economy


There are 8,685 businesses in Powys. 92.9% are micro businesses. 6.2% are small businesses. 0.8% are medium businesses. 0.1% are large businesses.


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


Powys Salary


The average salary in Powys is £29,806 per year. Males earn 15.6% more.


Salaries in Powys are 10.72% less than the national average of £33,384.


Powys Property


The average property price in Powys is £218,095. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Powys: £353,590 for detached houses. £232,542 for semi-detached houses. £181,309 for terrace houses. £104,938 for flats.