Authority → Sefton

Sefton Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

279,700

Population

5.9%

Unqualified

3.3%

Unemployment

£30,534

Salary

£224,374

Property

Quick answer: Sefton is a local authority in England. The population of Sefton is 279,700. The population per square mile of Sefton is 4,677. The average salary in Sefton is £30,534 per year. The average property price in Sefton is £224,374.


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Sefton Demographics


The population of Sefton is 279,700. The population per square mile of Sefton is 4,677. The population has increased by 3,800 in the past year. The population has decreased by 20,400 since 1981.


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


Sefton Employment


75.4% of the people in Sefton 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 Sefton is 3.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Sefton Student Population


The student population of Sefton is 7,600. Students account for 22.4% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.2% of the people in Sefton have an NVQ1 qualification. 80.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 60.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 39.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.9% of the people in Sefton have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Sefton Economy


There are 7,935 businesses in Sefton. 89.3% are micro businesses. 9.0% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Sefton Salary


The average salary in Sefton is £30,534 per year. Males earn 4.3% more.


Salaries in Sefton are 8.54% less than the national average of £33,384.


Sefton Property


The average property price in Sefton is £224,374. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Sefton: £381,412 for detached houses. £230,483 for semi-detached houses. £163,874 for terrace houses. £121,728 for flats.