Authority → South Somerset

South Somerset Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

173,200

Population

5.1%

Unqualified

2.8%

Unemployment

£31,429

Salary

£287,824

Property

Quick answer: South Somerset is a local authority in England. The population of South Somerset is 173,200. The population per square mile of South Somerset is 468. The average salary in South Somerset is £31,429 per year. The average property price in South Somerset is £287,824.


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


South Somerset Demographics


The population of South Somerset is 173,200. The population per square mile of South Somerset is 468. The population has increased by 4,500 in the past year. The population has increased by 40,100 since 1981.


There are more females in South Somerset. They account for 51.0% of the population.


South Somerset Employment


69.2% of the people in South Somerset 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 Somerset is 2.8%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


South Somerset Student Population


The student population of South Somerset is 6,400. Students account for 24.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.9% of the people in South Somerset have an NVQ1 qualification. 80.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 62.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 38.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.1% of the people in South Somerset have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


South Somerset Economy


There are 6,980 businesses in South Somerset. 89.5% are micro businesses. 8.8% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in South Somerset are manufacturing businesses.


South Somerset Salary


The average salary in South Somerset is £31,429 per year. Males earn 9.9% more.


Salaries in South Somerset are 5.86% less than the national average of £33,384.


South Somerset Property


The average property price in South Somerset is £287,824. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in South Somerset: £472,486 for detached houses. £294,751 for semi-detached houses. £241,858 for terrace houses. £142,202 for flats.