Authority → South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

1,374,200

Population

7.0%

Unqualified

5.0%

Unemployment

£29,895

Salary

£193,597

Property

Quick answer: South Yorkshire is a local authority in England. The population of South Yorkshire is 1,374,200. The population per square mile of South Yorkshire is 2,294. The average salary in South Yorkshire is £29,895 per year. The average property price in South Yorkshire is £193,597.


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


South Yorkshire Demographics


The population of South Yorkshire is 1,374,200. The population per square mile of South Yorkshire is 2,294. The population has decreased by 40,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 56,600 since 1981.


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


South Yorkshire Employment


73.0% of the people in South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire is 5.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


South Yorkshire Student Population


The student population of South Yorkshire is 46,500. Students account for 22.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.8% of the people in South Yorkshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 56.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 36.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.0% of the people in South Yorkshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


South Yorkshire Economy


There are 41,340 businesses in South Yorkshire. 88.1% are micro businesses. 9.8% are small businesses. 1.7% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


South Yorkshire Salary


The average salary in South Yorkshire is £29,895 per year. Males earn 15.3% more.


Salaries in South Yorkshire are 10.45% less than the national average of £33,384.


South Yorkshire Property


The average property price in South Yorkshire is £193,597. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in South Yorkshire: £298,396 for detached houses. £192,530 for semi-detached houses. £158,215 for terrace houses. £125,249 for flats.