Authority → East Ayrshire

East Ayrshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

122,000

Population

5.7%

Unqualified

3.6%

Unemployment

£34,694

Salary

£140,446

Property

Quick answer: East Ayrshire is a local authority in Scotland. The population of East Ayrshire is 122,000. The population per square mile of East Ayrshire is 251. The average salary in East Ayrshire is £34,694 per year. The average property price in East Ayrshire is £140,446.


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East Ayrshire Demographics


The population of East Ayrshire is 122,000. The population per square mile of East Ayrshire is 251. The population has increased by 400 in the past year. The population has decreased by 5,400 since 1981.


There are more females in East Ayrshire. They account for 51.6% of the population.


East Ayrshire Employment


76.2% of the people in East Ayrshire are in employment. There are more females in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in East Ayrshire is 3.6%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


East Ayrshire Student Population


The student population of East Ayrshire is 2,800. Students account for 16.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.1% of the people in East Ayrshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 77.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 57.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 41.7% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.7% of the people in East Ayrshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


East Ayrshire Economy


There are 3,225 businesses in East Ayrshire. 89.1% are micro businesses. 9.3% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.2% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in East Ayrshire are human health and social work activities businesses.


East Ayrshire Salary


The average salary in East Ayrshire is £34,694 per year. Males earn 4.5% more.


Salaries in East Ayrshire are 3.93% more than the national average of £33,384.


East Ayrshire Property


The average property price in East Ayrshire is £140,446. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in East Ayrshire: £246,889 for detached houses. £138,132 for semi-detached houses. £104,899 for terrace houses. £71,863 for flats.