Authority → Staffordshire

Staffordshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

877,900

Population

6.3%

Unqualified

3.7%

Unemployment

£29,926

Salary

£229,425

Property

Quick answer: Staffordshire is a local authority in England. The population of Staffordshire is 877,900. The population per square mile of Staffordshire is 838. The average salary in Staffordshire is £29,926 per year. The average property price in Staffordshire is £229,425.


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


Staffordshire Demographics


The population of Staffordshire is 877,900. The population per square mile of Staffordshire is 838. The population has decreased by 5,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 112,100 since 1981.


There are more females in Staffordshire. They account for 50.6% of the population.


Staffordshire Employment


79.4% of the people in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire is 3.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Staffordshire Student Population


The student population of Staffordshire is 24,600. Students account for 27.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.7% of the people in Staffordshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 60.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 41.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.3% of the people in Staffordshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Staffordshire Economy


There are 33,465 businesses in Staffordshire. 89.2% are micro businesses. 9.0% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Staffordshire are wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles businesses.


Staffordshire Salary


The average salary in Staffordshire is £29,926 per year. Males earn 12.8% more.


Salaries in Staffordshire are 10.36% less than the national average of £33,384.


Staffordshire Property


The average property price in Staffordshire is £229,425. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Staffordshire: £377,782 for detached houses. £228,966 for semi-detached houses. £183,942 for terrace houses. £127,009 for flats.