Authority → Wirral

Wirral Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

320,600

Population

9.3%

Unqualified

3.2%

Unemployment

£29,037

Salary

£223,479

Property

Quick answer: Wirral is a local authority in England. The population of Wirral is 320,600. The population per square mile of Wirral is 5,290. The average salary in Wirral is £29,037 per year. The average property price in Wirral is £223,479.


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


Wirral Demographics


The population of Wirral is 320,600. The population per square mile of Wirral is 5,290. The population has decreased by 3,700 in the past year. The population has decreased by 19,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Wirral. They account for 51.6% of the population.


Wirral Employment


70.5% of the people in Wirral 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 Wirral is 3.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Wirral Student Population


The student population of Wirral is 13,500. Students account for 26.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.2% of the people in Wirral have an NVQ1 qualification. 79.3% have an NVQ2 qualification. 59.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 38.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.3% of the people in Wirral have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Wirral Economy


There are 8,890 businesses in Wirral. 89.1% are micro businesses. 9.1% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Wirral are human health and social work activities businesses.


Wirral Salary


The average salary in Wirral is £29,037 per year. Males earn 17.6% more.


Salaries in Wirral are 13.02% less than the national average of £33,384.


Wirral Property


The average property price in Wirral is £223,479. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Wirral: £366,048 for detached houses. £239,552 for semi-detached houses. £163,761 for terrace houses. £124,554 for flats.