Authority → East Lothian

East Lothian Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

109,600

Population

4.4%

Unqualified

2.9%

Unemployment

£33,680

Salary

£342,768

Property

Quick answer: East Lothian is a local authority in Scotland. The population of East Lothian is 109,600. The population per square mile of East Lothian is 418. The average salary in East Lothian is £33,680 per year. The average property price in East Lothian is £342,768.


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East Lothian Demographics


The population of East Lothian is 109,600. The population per square mile of East Lothian is 418. The population has increased by 1,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 28,900 since 1981.


There are more females in East Lothian. They account for 51.9% of the population.


East Lothian Employment


77.3% of the people in East Lothian 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 Lothian is 2.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


East Lothian Student Population


The student population of East Lothian is 2,900. Students account for 21.2% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


92.0% of the people in East Lothian have an NVQ1 qualification. 83.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 65.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 48.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


4.4% of the people in East Lothian have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


East Lothian Economy


There are 3,155 businesses in East Lothian. 87.5% are micro businesses. 10.9% are small businesses. 1.3% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


East Lothian Salary


The average salary in East Lothian is £33,680 per year. Males earn 17.8% more.


Salaries in East Lothian are 0.89% more than the national average of £33,384.


East Lothian Property


The average property price in East Lothian is £342,768. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in East Lothian: £595,034 for detached houses. £327,302 for semi-detached houses. £263,327 for terrace houses. £185,409 for flats.