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Scottish Borders Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

116,000

Population

8.0%

Unqualified

3.4%

Unemployment

£29,708

Salary

£209,968

Property

Quick answer: Scottish Borders is a local authority in Scotland. The population of Scottish Borders is 116,000. The population per square mile of Scottish Borders is 63. The average salary in Scottish Borders is £29,708 per year. The average property price in Scottish Borders is £209,968.


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Scottish Borders Demographics


The population of Scottish Borders is 116,000. The population per square mile of Scottish Borders is 63. The population has increased by 800 in the past year. The population has increased by 14,700 since 1981.


There are more females in Scottish Borders. They account for 51.3% of the population.


Scottish Borders Employment


74.4% of the people in Scottish Borders 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 Scottish Borders is 3.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Scottish Borders Student Population


The student population of Scottish Borders is 2,900. Students account for 23.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.4% of the people in Scottish Borders have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.5% have an NVQ2 qualification. 59.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 45.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


8.0% of the people in Scottish Borders have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Scottish Borders Economy


There are 5,050 businesses in Scottish Borders. 90.5% are micro businesses. 8.2% are small businesses. 1.0% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


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


Scottish Borders Salary


The average salary in Scottish Borders is £29,708 per year. Males earn 4.2% more.


Salaries in Scottish Borders are 11.01% less than the national average of £33,384.


Scottish Borders Property


The average property price in Scottish Borders is £209,968. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Scottish Borders: £348,345 for detached houses. £209,824 for semi-detached houses. £173,161 for terrace houses. £108,541 for flats.