Authority → Swansea

Swansea Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

237,800

Population

7.9%

Unqualified

4.1%

Unemployment

£30,238

Salary

£204,668

Property

Quick answer: Swansea is a local authority in Wales. The population of Swansea is 237,800. The population per square mile of Swansea is 1,585. The average salary in Swansea is £30,238 per year. The average property price in Swansea is £204,668.


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


Swansea Demographics


The population of Swansea is 237,800. The population per square mile of Swansea is 1,585. The population has decreased by 8,800 in the past year. The population has increased by 8,500 since 1981.


There are more females in Swansea. They account for 50.8% of the population.


Swansea Employment


72.4% of the people in Swansea 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 Swansea is 4.1%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Swansea Student Population


The student population of Swansea is 10,200. Students account for 28.7% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.7% of the people in Swansea have an NVQ1 qualification. 79.3% have an NVQ2 qualification. 62.0% have an NVQ3 qualification. 39.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.9% of the people in Swansea have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Swansea Economy


There are 6,925 businesses in Swansea. 88.0% are micro businesses. 10.2% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Swansea Salary


The average salary in Swansea is £30,238 per year. Males earn 0.1% more.


Salaries in Swansea are 9.42% less than the national average of £33,384.


Swansea Property


The average property price in Swansea is £204,668. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Swansea: £327,076 for detached houses. £211,923 for semi-detached houses. £164,877 for terrace houses. £114,795 for flats.