Authority → St Helens

St Helens Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

183,400

Population

6.4%

Unqualified

2.9%

Unemployment

£29,687

Salary

£185,171

Property

Quick answer: St Helens is a local authority in England. The population of St Helens is 183,400. The population per square mile of St Helens is 737. The average salary in St Helens is £29,687 per year. The average property price in St Helens is £185,171.


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St Helens Demographics


The population of St Helens is 183,400. The population per square mile of St Helens is 737. The population has increased by 2,300 in the past year. The population has decreased by 7,400 since 1981.


There are more females in St Helens. They account for 50.9% of the population.


St Helens Employment


77.8% of the people in St Helens 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 St Helens is 2.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


St Helens Student Population


The student population of St Helens is 3,700. Students account for 16.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.8% of the people in St Helens have an NVQ1 qualification. 79.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 58.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 39.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.4% of the people in St Helens have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


St Helens Economy


There are 4,985 businesses in St Helens. 88.2% are micro businesses. 9.5% are small businesses. 2.0% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in St Helens are human health and social work activities businesses.


St Helens Salary


The average salary in St Helens is £29,687 per year. Males earn 21.3% more.


Salaries in St Helens are 11.07% less than the national average of £33,384.


St Helens Property


The average property price in St Helens is £185,171. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in St Helens: £307,313 for detached houses. £191,403 for semi-detached houses. £142,700 for terrace houses. £99,267 for flats.