Authority → Stockport

Stockport Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

295,200

Population

7.3%

Unqualified

4.0%

Unemployment

£30,935

Salary

£316,675

Property

Quick answer: Stockport is a local authority in England. The population of Stockport is 295,200. The population per square mile of Stockport is 6,074. The average salary in Stockport is £30,935 per year. The average property price in Stockport is £316,675.


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Stockport Demographics


The population of Stockport is 295,200. The population per square mile of Stockport is 6,074. The population has increased by 1,000 in the past year. The population has increased by 2,600 since 1981.


There are more females in Stockport. They account for 51.4% of the population.


Stockport Employment


77.4% of the people in Stockport 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 Stockport is 4.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Stockport Student Population


The student population of Stockport is 9,100. Students account for 28.7% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.5% of the people in Stockport have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 62.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 46.7% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.3% of the people in Stockport have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Stockport Economy


There are 12,345 businesses in Stockport. 89.1% are micro businesses. 9.1% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Stockport Salary


The average salary in Stockport is £30,935 per year. Males earn 19.4% more.


Salaries in Stockport are 7.34% less than the national average of £33,384.


Stockport Property


The average property price in Stockport is £316,675. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Stockport: £530,561 for detached houses. £327,995 for semi-detached houses. £234,619 for terrace houses. £173,527 for flats.