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Cambridge Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

144,700

Population

6.7%

Unqualified

3.0%

Unemployment

£36,509

Salary

£669,847

Property

Quick answer: Cambridge is a local authority in England. The population of Cambridge is 144,700. The population per square mile of Cambridge is 9,211. The average salary in Cambridge is £36,509 per year. The average property price in Cambridge is £669,847.


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


Cambridge Demographics


The population of Cambridge is 144,700. The population per square mile of Cambridge is 9,211. The population has increased by 19,600 in the past year. The population has increased by 43,700 since 1981.


There are more males in Cambridge. They account for 50.1% of the population.


Cambridge Employment


83.0% of the people in Cambridge 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 Cambridge is 3.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Cambridge Student Population


The student population of Cambridge is 7,500. Students account for 45.2% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


94.1% of the people in Cambridge have an NVQ1 qualification. 91.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 77.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 63.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.7% of the people in Cambridge have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Cambridge Economy


There are 5,005 businesses in Cambridge. 85.9% are micro businesses. 10.7% are small businesses. 2.7% are medium businesses. 0.7% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Cambridge are education businesses.


Cambridge Salary


The average salary in Cambridge is £36,509 per year. Males earn 20.0% more.


Salaries in Cambridge are 9.36% more than the national average of £33,384.


Cambridge Property


The average property price in Cambridge is £669,847. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Cambridge: £1,121,930 for detached houses. £660,173 for semi-detached houses. £561,220 for terrace houses. £336,066 for flats.