Authority → West Lancashire

West Lancashire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

117,100

Population

13.6%

Unqualified

4.2%

Unemployment

£30,441

Salary

£207,596

Property

Quick answer: West Lancashire is a local authority in England. The population of West Lancashire is 117,100. The population per square mile of West Lancashire is 875. The average salary in West Lancashire is £30,441 per year. The average property price in West Lancashire is £207,596.


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West Lancashire Demographics


The population of West Lancashire is 117,100. The population per square mile of West Lancashire is 875. The population has increased by 2,600 in the past year. The population has increased by 9,500 since 1981.


There are more females in West Lancashire. They account for 51.9% of the population.


West Lancashire Employment


70.7% of the people in West Lancashire 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 Lancashire is 4.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


West Lancashire Student Population


The student population of West Lancashire is 6,300. Students account for 33.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


91.0% of the people in West Lancashire have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 61.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 34.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


13.6% of the people in West Lancashire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


West Lancashire Economy


There are 4,500 businesses in West Lancashire. 87.7% are micro businesses. 10.1% are small businesses. 1.9% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


West Lancashire Salary


The average salary in West Lancashire is £30,441 per year. Males earn 14.8% more.


Salaries in West Lancashire are 8.82% less than the national average of £33,384.


West Lancashire Property


The average property price in West Lancashire is £207,596. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in West Lancashire: £351,827 for detached houses. £210,098 for semi-detached houses. £155,903 for terrace houses. £112,554 for flats.