Authority → Worcestershire

Worcestershire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

604,900

Population

4.9%

Unqualified

3.5%

Unemployment

£31,070

Salary

£288,718

Property

Quick answer: Worcestershire is a local authority in England. The population of Worcestershire is 604,900. The population per square mile of Worcestershire is 900. The average salary in Worcestershire is £31,070 per year. The average property price in Worcestershire is £288,718.


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


Worcestershire Demographics


The population of Worcestershire is 604,900. The population per square mile of Worcestershire is 900. The population has increased by 6,800 in the past year. The population has increased by 126,500 since 1981.


There are more females in Worcestershire. They account for 51.0% of the population.


Worcestershire Employment


75.5% of the people in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire is 3.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Worcestershire Student Population


The student population of Worcestershire is 20,700. Students account for 27.5% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


90.7% of the people in Worcestershire have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.4% have an NVQ2 qualification. 61.7% have an NVQ3 qualification. 43.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


4.9% of the people in Worcestershire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Worcestershire Economy


There are 28,475 businesses in Worcestershire. 89.5% are micro businesses. 8.7% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Worcestershire Salary


The average salary in Worcestershire is £31,070 per year. Males earn 20.7% more.


Salaries in Worcestershire are 6.93% less than the national average of £33,384.


Worcestershire Property


The average property price in Worcestershire is £288,718. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Worcestershire: £486,071 for detached houses. £292,028 for semi-detached houses. £226,989 for terrace houses. £149,786 for flats.