Authority → West Devon

West Devon Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

57,500

Population

9.5%

Unqualified

2.2%

Unemployment

£24,825

Salary

£305,926

Property

Quick answer: West Devon is a local authority in England. The population of West Devon is 57,500. The population per square mile of West Devon is 128. The average salary in West Devon is £24,825 per year. The average property price in West Devon is £305,926.


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


West Devon Demographics


The population of West Devon is 57,500. The population per square mile of West Devon is 128. The population has increased by 1,400 in the past year. The population has increased by 14,700 since 1981.


There are more females in West Devon. They account for 51.1% of the population.


West Devon Employment


82.5% of the people in West Devon are in employment. There are more females in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in West Devon is 2.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


West Devon Student Population


The student population of West Devon is 900. Students account for 13.7% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


93.8% of the people in West Devon have an NVQ1 qualification. 87.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 67.7% have an NVQ3 qualification. 42.4% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.5% of the people in West Devon have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


West Devon Economy


There are 3,200 businesses in West Devon. 92.3% are micro businesses. 6.9% are small businesses. 0.7% are medium businesses. 0.1% are large businesses.


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


West Devon Salary


The average salary in West Devon is £24,825 per year. Males earn 30.0% more.


Salaries in West Devon are 25.64% less than the national average of £33,384.


West Devon Property


The average property price in West Devon is £305,926. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in West Devon: £487,580 for detached houses. £327,291 for semi-detached houses. £253,108 for terrace houses. £155,726 for flats.