Authority → Shropshire

Shropshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

324,700

Population

4.8%

Unqualified

3.7%

Unemployment

£31,101

Salary

£259,331

Property

Quick answer: Shropshire is a local authority in England. The population of Shropshire is 324,700. The population per square mile of Shropshire is 241. The average salary in Shropshire is £31,101 per year. The average property price in Shropshire is £259,331.


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


Shropshire Demographics


The population of Shropshire is 324,700. The population per square mile of Shropshire is 241. The population has decreased by 700 in the past year. The population has increased by 69,400 since 1981.


There are more females in Shropshire. They account for 50.7% of the population.


Shropshire Employment


76.3% of the people in Shropshire 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 Shropshire is 3.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Shropshire Student Population


The student population of Shropshire is 10,300. Students account for 27.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.6% of the people in Shropshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 60.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 41.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


4.8% of the people in Shropshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Shropshire Economy


There are 15,900 businesses in Shropshire. 90.4% are micro businesses. 8.1% are small businesses. 1.3% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Shropshire Salary


The average salary in Shropshire is £31,101 per year. Males earn 21.0% more.


Salaries in Shropshire are 6.84% less than the national average of £33,384.


Shropshire Property


The average property price in Shropshire is £259,331. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Shropshire: £422,190 for detached houses. £263,005 for semi-detached houses. £210,755 for terrace houses. £141,374 for flats.