Authority → Watford

Watford Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

102,500

Population

9.7%

Unqualified

3.3%

Unemployment

£31,226

Salary

£565,665

Property

Quick answer: Watford is a local authority in England. The population of Watford is 102,500. The population per square mile of Watford is 12,348. The average salary in Watford is £31,226 per year. The average property price in Watford is £565,665.


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


Watford Demographics


The population of Watford is 102,500. The population per square mile of Watford is 12,348. The population has increased by 5,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 27,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Watford. They account for 50.7% of the population.


Watford Employment


76.9% of the people in Watford 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 Watford is 3.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Watford Student Population


The student population of Watford is 5,300. Students account for 44.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


91.6% of the people in Watford have an NVQ1 qualification. 83.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 69.0% have an NVQ3 qualification. 53.9% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.7% of the people in Watford have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Watford Economy


There are 5,065 businesses in Watford. 90.1% are micro businesses. 7.6% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.6% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Watford are professional, scientific and technical activities businesses.


Watford Salary


The average salary in Watford is £31,226 per year. Males earn 7.2% more.


Salaries in Watford are 6.46% less than the national average of £33,384.


Watford Property


The average property price in Watford is £565,665. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Watford: £990,279 for detached houses. £552,755 for semi-detached houses. £437,197 for terrace houses. £282,429 for flats.