Authority → West Suffolk

West Suffolk Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

177,300

Population

9.6%

Unqualified

2.8%

Unemployment

£28,038

Salary

£304,437

Property

Quick answer: West Suffolk is a local authority in England. The population of West Suffolk is 177,300. The population per square mile of West Suffolk is 443. The average salary in West Suffolk is £28,038 per year. The average property price in West Suffolk is £304,437.


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


West Suffolk Demographics


The population of West Suffolk is 177,300. The population per square mile of West Suffolk is 443. The population has decreased by 1,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 22,800 since 2001.


There are more males in West Suffolk. They account for 50.4% of the population.


West Suffolk Employment


76.4% of the people in West Suffolk 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 Suffolk is 2.8%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


West Suffolk Student Population


The student population of West Suffolk is 6,300. Students account for 25.5% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


83.1% of the people in West Suffolk have an NVQ1 qualification. 64.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 47.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 28.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.6% of the people in West Suffolk have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


West Suffolk Economy


There are 7,480 businesses in West Suffolk. 88.2% are micro businesses. 9.6% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in West Suffolk are administrative and support service activities businesses.


West Suffolk Salary


The average salary in West Suffolk is £28,038 per year. Males earn 24.6% more.


Salaries in West Suffolk are 16.01% less than the national average of £33,384.


West Suffolk Property


The average property price in West Suffolk is £304,437. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in West Suffolk: £490,563 for detached houses. £308,869 for semi-detached houses. £257,699 for terrace houses. £160,616 for flats.