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Dover Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

116,600

Population

6.4%

Unqualified

3.3%

Unemployment

£31,933

Salary

£335,722

Property

Quick answer: Dover is a local authority in England. The population of Dover is 116,600. The population per square mile of Dover is 959. The average salary in Dover is £31,933 per year. The average property price in Dover is £335,722.


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


Dover Demographics


The population of Dover is 116,600. The population per square mile of Dover is 959. The population has decreased by 1,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 13,100 since 1981.


There are more females in Dover. They account for 51.2% of the population.


Dover Employment


70.4% of the people in Dover 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 Dover is 3.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Dover Student Population


The student population of Dover is 5,500. Students account for 35.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.0% of the people in Dover have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.5% have an NVQ2 qualification. 55.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 34.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.4% of the people in Dover have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Dover Economy


There are 3,710 businesses in Dover. 89.5% are micro businesses. 8.7% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


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


Dover Salary


The average salary in Dover is £31,933 per year. Males earn 10.9% more.


Salaries in Dover are 4.35% less than the national average of £33,384.


Dover Property


The average property price in Dover is £335,722. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Dover: £543,865 for detached houses. £350,322 for semi-detached houses. £269,470 for terrace houses. £179,231 for flats.