Authority → Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

179,900

Population

7.1%

Unqualified

3.3%

Unemployment

£31,866

Salary

£186,223

Property

Quick answer: Renfrewshire is a local authority in Scotland. The population of Renfrewshire is 179,900. The population per square mile of Renfrewshire is 1,781. The average salary in Renfrewshire is £31,866 per year. The average property price in Renfrewshire is £186,223.


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


Renfrewshire Demographics


The population of Renfrewshire is 179,900. The population per square mile of Renfrewshire is 1,781. The population has increased by 500 in the past year. The population has decreased by 5,200 since 1981.


There are more females in Renfrewshire. They account for 51.6% of the population.


Renfrewshire Employment


77.4% of the people in Renfrewshire are in employment. There are more females in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in Renfrewshire is 3.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Renfrewshire Student Population


The student population of Renfrewshire is 3,700. Students account for 15.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.2% of the people in Renfrewshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 64.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 50.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.1% of the people in Renfrewshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Renfrewshire Economy


There are 4,680 businesses in Renfrewshire. 86.5% are micro businesses. 11.2% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.6% are large businesses.


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


Renfrewshire Salary


The average salary in Renfrewshire is £31,866 per year. Males earn 8.8% more.


Salaries in Renfrewshire are 4.55% less than the national average of £33,384.


Renfrewshire Property


The average property price in Renfrewshire is £186,223. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Renfrewshire: £330,981 for detached houses. £187,269 for semi-detached houses. £134,414 for terrace houses. £92,227 for flats.