Authority → South Lanarkshire

South Lanarkshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

322,600

Population

8.0%

Unqualified

3.4%

Unemployment

£32,885

Salary

£188,259

Property

Quick answer: South Lanarkshire is a local authority in Scotland. The population of South Lanarkshire is 322,600. The population per square mile of South Lanarkshire is 472. The average salary in South Lanarkshire is £32,885 per year. The average property price in South Lanarkshire is £188,259.


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South Lanarkshire Demographics


The population of South Lanarkshire is 322,600. The population per square mile of South Lanarkshire is 472. The population has increased by 1,800 in the past year. The population has increased by 12,600 since 1981.


There are more females in South Lanarkshire. They account for 51.5% of the population.


South Lanarkshire Employment


78.2% of the people in South Lanarkshire 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 South Lanarkshire is 3.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


South Lanarkshire Student Population


The student population of South Lanarkshire is 8,700. Students account for 22.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.3% of the people in South Lanarkshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 79.5% have an NVQ2 qualification. 60.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 39.7% have an NVQ4 qualification.


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


South Lanarkshire Economy


There are 9,020 businesses in South Lanarkshire. 88.5% are micro businesses. 9.8% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


South Lanarkshire Salary


The average salary in South Lanarkshire is £32,885 per year. Males earn 16.1% more.


Salaries in South Lanarkshire are 1.50% less than the national average of £33,384.


South Lanarkshire Property


The average property price in South Lanarkshire is £188,259. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in South Lanarkshire: £332,967 for detached houses. £190,473 for semi-detached houses. £136,455 for terrace houses. £93,142 for flats.