Authority → Croydon

Croydon Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

390,500

Population

6.1%

Unqualified

5.4%

Unemployment

£38,423

Salary

£564,861

Property

Quick answer: Croydon is a local authority in England. The population of Croydon is 390,500. The population per square mile of Croydon is 11,485. The average salary in Croydon is £38,423 per year. The average property price in Croydon is £564,861.


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Croydon Demographics


The population of Croydon is 390,500. The population per square mile of Croydon is 11,485. The population has increased by 1,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 69,800 since 1981.


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


Croydon Employment


75.7% of the people in Croydon 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 Croydon is 5.4%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Croydon Student Population


The student population of Croydon is 13,300. Students account for 24.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.0% of the people in Croydon have an NVQ1 qualification. 78.4% have an NVQ2 qualification. 64.9% have an NVQ3 qualification. 50.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.1% of the people in Croydon have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Croydon Economy


There are 14,990 businesses in Croydon. 92.6% are micro businesses. 6.1% are small businesses. 1.1% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


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


Croydon Salary


The average salary in Croydon is £38,423 per year. Males earn 32.7% more.


Salaries in Croydon are 15.09% more than the national average of £33,384.


Croydon Property


The average property price in Croydon is £564,861. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Croydon: £933,517 for detached houses. £597,803 for semi-detached houses. £435,779 for terrace houses. £292,344 for flats.