Authority → Southwark

Southwark Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

306,400

Population

6.2%

Unqualified

4.3%

Unemployment

£43,259

Salary

£1,114,321

Property

Quick answer: Southwark is a local authority in England. The population of Southwark is 306,400. The population per square mile of Southwark is 27,504. The average salary in Southwark is £43,259 per year. The average property price in Southwark is £1,114,321.


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Southwark Demographics


The population of Southwark is 306,400. The population per square mile of Southwark is 27,504. The population has decreased by 13,600 in the past year. The population has increased by 87,600 since 1981.


There are more females in Southwark. They account for 51.6% of the population.


Southwark Employment


78.5% of the people in Southwark 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 Southwark is 4.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Southwark Student Population


The student population of Southwark is 21,500. Students account for 48.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.0% of the people in Southwark have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 68.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 57.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.2% of the people in Southwark have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Southwark Economy


There are 16,645 businesses in Southwark. 86.3% are micro businesses. 10.5% are small businesses. 2.5% are medium businesses. 0.7% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Southwark are professional, scientific and technical activities businesses.


Southwark Salary


The average salary in Southwark is £43,259 per year. Males earn 13.5% more.


Salaries in Southwark are 29.58% more than the national average of £33,384.


Southwark Property


The average property price in Southwark is £1,114,321. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Southwark: £1,967,116 for detached houses. £1,161,267 for semi-detached houses. £850,645 for terrace houses. £478,254 for flats.