Authority → Wiltshire

Wiltshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

513,400

Population

2.8%

Unqualified

2.4%

Unemployment

£31,762

Salary

£329,449

Property

Quick answer: Wiltshire is a local authority in England. The population of Wiltshire is 513,400. The population per square mile of Wiltshire is 381. The average salary in Wiltshire is £31,762 per year. The average property price in Wiltshire is £329,449.


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


Wiltshire Demographics


The population of Wiltshire is 513,400. The population per square mile of Wiltshire is 381. The population has increased by 9,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 138,200 since 1981.


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


Wiltshire Employment


80.8% of the people in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire is 2.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Wiltshire Student Population


The student population of Wiltshire is 11,200. Students account for 22.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


93.2% of the people in Wiltshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 84.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 64.9% have an NVQ3 qualification. 45.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


2.8% of the people in Wiltshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Wiltshire Economy


There are 21,805 businesses in Wiltshire. 89.9% are micro businesses. 8.3% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Wiltshire Salary


The average salary in Wiltshire is £31,762 per year. Males earn 21.3% more.


Salaries in Wiltshire are 4.86% less than the national average of £33,384.


Wiltshire Property


The average property price in Wiltshire is £329,449. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Wiltshire: £541,664 for detached houses. £340,710 for semi-detached houses. £270,984 for terrace houses. £164,439 for flats.