Authority → West Berkshire

West Berkshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

161,900

Population

2.5%

Unqualified

2.7%

Unemployment

£38,641

Salary

£414,906

Property

Quick answer: West Berkshire is a local authority in England. The population of West Berkshire is 161,900. The population per square mile of West Berkshire is 595. The average salary in West Berkshire is £38,641 per year. The average property price in West Berkshire is £414,906.


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


West Berkshire Demographics


The population of West Berkshire is 161,900. The population per square mile of West Berkshire is 595. The population has increased by 3,400 in the past year. The population has increased by 39,300 since 1981.


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


West Berkshire Employment


82.9% of the people in West Berkshire 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 West Berkshire is 2.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


West Berkshire Student Population


The student population of West Berkshire is 4,500. Students account for 31.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


94.9% of the people in West Berkshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 88.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 71.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 51.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


2.5% of the people in West Berkshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


West Berkshire Economy


There are 8,345 businesses in West Berkshire. 89.1% are micro businesses. 8.7% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


West Berkshire Salary


The average salary in West Berkshire is £38,641 per year. Males earn 29.1% more.


Salaries in West Berkshire are 15.75% more than the national average of £33,384.


West Berkshire Property


The average property price in West Berkshire is £414,906. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in West Berkshire: £697,967 for detached houses. £416,769 for semi-detached houses. £329,943 for terrace houses. £214,944 for flats.