Authority → Canterbury

Canterbury Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

156,600

Population

7.7%

Unqualified

3.9%

Unemployment

£32,448

Salary

£370,997

Property

Quick answer: Canterbury is a local authority in England. The population of Canterbury is 156,600. The population per square mile of Canterbury is 1,313. The average salary in Canterbury is £32,448 per year. The average property price in Canterbury is £370,997.


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


Canterbury Demographics


The population of Canterbury is 156,600. The population per square mile of Canterbury is 1,313. The population has decreased by 10,200 in the past year. The population has increased by 34,400 since 1981.


There are more females in Canterbury. They account for 52.0% of the population.


Canterbury Employment


68.8% of the people in Canterbury 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 Canterbury is 3.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Canterbury Student Population


The student population of Canterbury is 12,600. Students account for 40.9% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.6% of the people in Canterbury have an NVQ1 qualification. 75.5% have an NVQ2 qualification. 60.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 38.0% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.7% of the people in Canterbury have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Canterbury Economy


There are 5,580 businesses in Canterbury. 89.0% are micro businesses. 9.0% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Canterbury are education businesses.


Canterbury Salary


The average salary in Canterbury is £32,448 per year. Males earn 18.9% more.


Salaries in Canterbury are 2.80% less than the national average of £33,384.


Canterbury Property


The average property price in Canterbury is £370,997. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Canterbury: £577,472 for detached houses. £382,330 for semi-detached houses. £319,628 for terrace houses. £204,559 for flats.