Authority → Cumbria

Cumbria Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

500,800

Population

6.5%

Unqualified

1.9%

Unemployment

£32,037

Salary

£204,853

Property

Quick answer: Cumbria is a local authority in England. The population of Cumbria is 500,800. The population per square mile of Cumbria is 192. The average salary in Cumbria is £32,037 per year. The average property price in Cumbria is £204,853.


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


Cumbria Demographics


The population of Cumbria is 500,800. The population per square mile of Cumbria is 192. The population has increased by 1,000 in the past year. The population has increased by 19,600 since 1981.


There are more females in Cumbria. They account for 50.8% of the population.


Cumbria Employment


78.6% of the people in Cumbria 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 Cumbria is 1.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Cumbria Student Population


The student population of Cumbria is 8,800. Students account for 15.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


89.3% of the people in Cumbria have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 55.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 33.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.5% of the people in Cumbria have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Cumbria Economy


There are 23,105 businesses in Cumbria. 89.3% are micro businesses. 9.0% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Cumbria are manufacturing businesses.


Cumbria Salary


The average salary in Cumbria is £32,037 per year. Males earn 20.6% more.


Salaries in Cumbria are 4.03% less than the national average of £33,384.


Cumbria Property


The average property price in Cumbria is £204,853. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Cumbria: £334,786 for detached houses. £201,998 for semi-detached houses. £156,401 for terrace houses. £126,226 for flats.