Authority → Fife

Fife Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

374,700

Population

7.0%

Unqualified

3.9%

Unemployment

£29,822

Salary

£189,222

Property

Quick answer: Fife is a local authority in Scotland. The population of Fife is 374,700. The population per square mile of Fife is 732. The average salary in Fife is £29,822 per year. The average property price in Fife is £189,222.


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


Fife Demographics


The population of Fife is 374,700. The population per square mile of Fife is 732. The population has increased by 600 in the past year. The population has increased by 33,100 since 1981.


There are more females in Fife. They account for 51.4% of the population.


Fife Employment


68.7% of the people in Fife 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 Fife is 3.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Fife Student Population


The student population of Fife is 15,600. Students account for 25.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.3% of the people in Fife have an NVQ1 qualification. 80.6% have an NVQ2 qualification. 66.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 51.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.0% of the people in Fife have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Fife Economy


There are 9,155 businesses in Fife. 87.7% are micro businesses. 10.4% are small businesses. 1.6% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Fife Salary


The average salary in Fife is £29,822 per year. Males earn 10.8% more.


Salaries in Fife are 10.67% less than the national average of £33,384.


Fife Property


The average property price in Fife is £189,222. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Fife: £326,183 for detached houses. £184,700 for semi-detached houses. £143,614 for terrace houses. £102,391 for flats.