Authority → South Ayrshire

South Ayrshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

112,500

Population

5.2%

Unqualified

3.8%

Unemployment

£30,139

Salary

£179,656

Property

Quick answer: South Ayrshire is a local authority in Scotland. The population of South Ayrshire is 112,500. The population per square mile of South Ayrshire is 238. The average salary in South Ayrshire is £30,139 per year. The average property price in South Ayrshire is £179,656.


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South Ayrshire Demographics


The population of South Ayrshire is 112,500. The population per square mile of South Ayrshire is 238. The population has increased by 400 in the past year. The population has decreased by 700 since 1981.


There are more females in South Ayrshire. They account for 52.2% of the population.


South Ayrshire Employment


70.6% of the people in South Ayrshire 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 South Ayrshire is 3.8%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


South Ayrshire Student Population


The student population of South Ayrshire is 2,200. Students account for 13.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


90.7% of the people in South Ayrshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 83.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 66.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 50.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.2% of the people in South Ayrshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


South Ayrshire Economy


There are 3,455 businesses in South Ayrshire. 87.3% are micro businesses. 10.7% are small businesses. 1.7% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


South Ayrshire Salary


The average salary in South Ayrshire is £30,139 per year. Males earn 36.5% more.


Salaries in South Ayrshire are 9.72% less than the national average of £33,384.


South Ayrshire Property


The average property price in South Ayrshire is £179,656. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in South Ayrshire: £302,891 for detached houses. £180,380 for semi-detached houses. £139,474 for terrace houses. £95,878 for flats.