What is the current population of Shropshire?
In 2011, the population of Shropshire was 306,129 (2011 Census, Office for National Statistics, (c) Crown Copyright 2012).
What is the area of Shropshire in hectares and square miles?
The area of Shropshire is 319,736 hectares or 1,235 square miles. The population density of the county is 0.96 persons per hectare or 247.9 persons per square mile (2011 Census, Office for National Statistics, (c) Crown Copyright 2012).
How many households are there in Shropshire?
In 2006, there were 122,800 households in Shropshire; this figure is predicted to rise in 2031 to 158,300 households (Sub-national household projections, Communities and Local Government, based on 2006 based ONS sub-national population projections, (c) Crown Copyright 2012).
What is the average wage in Shropshire?
In 2009, the median gross weekly wage for full-time employees was £406.4 in total, £453.1 for men and £362.9 for women. (Office for National Statistics, Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings - Workplace Analysis 2009, (c) Crown Copyright 2012).
How many jobs are there in Shropshire?
In 2008, there were 109,100 employee jobs located in Shropshire (Office for National Statistics, Annual Business Inquiry Employee Analysis 2008, (c) Crown Copyright 2012). In addition, between July 2008 and June 2009 in Shropshire 22,600 people of working age were self-employed (Office for National Statistics, Annual Population Survey July 2008 to June 2009, (c) Crown Copyright 2012).
Please note that many of the facts and figures available on these pages relate to the administrative area covered by Shropshire Council and therefore, exclude Telford and Wrekin. For information on Telford and Wrekin please select the link on this page.