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Sandwell Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

341,700

Population

11.5%

Unqualified

6.0%

Unemployment

£27,971

Salary

£211,427

Property

Quick answer: Sandwell is a local authority in England. The population of Sandwell is 341,700. The population per square mile of Sandwell is 10,355. The average salary in Sandwell is £27,971 per year. The average property price in Sandwell is £211,427.


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


Sandwell Demographics


The population of Sandwell is 341,700. The population per square mile of Sandwell is 10,355. The population has increased by 12,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 32,000 since 1981.


There are more females in Sandwell. They account for 50.8% of the population.


Sandwell Employment


65.8% of the people in Sandwell 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 Sandwell is 6.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Sandwell Student Population


The student population of Sandwell is 12,300. Students account for 19.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


74.0% of the people in Sandwell have an NVQ1 qualification. 61.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 41.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 27.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


11.5% of the people in Sandwell have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Sandwell Economy


There are 9,875 businesses in Sandwell. 88.0% are micro businesses. 9.8% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Sandwell Salary


The average salary in Sandwell is £27,971 per year. Males earn 5.7% more.


Salaries in Sandwell are 16.21% less than the national average of £33,384.


Sandwell Property


The average property price in Sandwell is £211,427. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Sandwell: £333,763 for detached houses. £218,443 for semi-detached houses. £183,477 for terrace houses. £110,023 for flats.