Authority → Gateshead

Gateshead Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

196,200

Population

9.2%

Unqualified

5.2%

Unemployment

£30,004

Salary

£176,238

Property

Quick answer: Gateshead is a local authority in England. The population of Gateshead is 196,200. The population per square mile of Gateshead is 3,567. The average salary in Gateshead is £30,004 per year. The average property price in Gateshead is £176,238.


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Gateshead Demographics


The population of Gateshead is 196,200. The population per square mile of Gateshead is 3,567. The population has decreased by 5,800 in the past year. The population has decreased by 17,200 since 1981.


There are more females in Gateshead. They account for 50.9% of the population.


Gateshead Employment


71.3% of the people in Gateshead 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 Gateshead is 5.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Gateshead Student Population


The student population of Gateshead is 7,900. Students account for 24.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


85.6% of the people in Gateshead have an NVQ1 qualification. 73.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 55.1% have an NVQ3 qualification. 36.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.2% of the people in Gateshead have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Gateshead Economy


There are 5,610 businesses in Gateshead. 85.2% are micro businesses. 12.1% are small businesses. 2.1% are medium businesses. 0.6% are large businesses.


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


Gateshead Salary


The average salary in Gateshead is £30,004 per year. Males earn 9.3% more.


Salaries in Gateshead are 10.12% less than the national average of £33,384.


Gateshead Property


The average property price in Gateshead is £176,238. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Gateshead: £289,004 for detached houses. £174,758 for semi-detached houses. £148,353 for terrace houses. £92,835 for flats.