Authority → Walsall

Walsall Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

284,300

Population

9.8%

Unqualified

5.4%

Unemployment

£30,207

Salary

£225,817

Property

Quick answer: Walsall is a local authority in England. The population of Walsall is 284,300. The population per square mile of Walsall is 7,083. The average salary in Walsall is £30,207 per year. The average property price in Walsall is £225,817.


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Walsall Demographics


The population of Walsall is 284,300. The population per square mile of Walsall is 7,083. The population has decreased by 2,400 in the past year. The population has increased by 17,000 since 1981.


There are more females in Walsall. They account for 51.2% of the population.


Walsall Employment


74.3% of the people in Walsall 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 Walsall is 5.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Walsall Student Population


The student population of Walsall is 7,800. Students account for 21.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


79.5% of the people in Walsall have an NVQ1 qualification. 68.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 48.9% have an NVQ3 qualification. 26.9% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.8% of the people in Walsall have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Walsall Economy


There are 8,495 businesses in Walsall. 88.3% are micro businesses. 9.4% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


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


Walsall Salary


The average salary in Walsall is £30,207 per year. Males earn 16.6% more.


Salaries in Walsall are 9.52% less than the national average of £33,384.


Walsall Property


The average property price in Walsall is £225,817. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Walsall: £366,000 for detached houses. £226,331 for semi-detached houses. £181,032 for terrace houses. £129,906 for flats.