Authority → Harrogate

Harrogate Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

164,100

Population

5.6%

Unqualified

2.7%

Unemployment

£30,909

Salary

£342,062

Property

Quick answer: Harrogate is a local authority in England. The population of Harrogate is 164,100. The population per square mile of Harrogate is 325. The average salary in Harrogate is £30,909 per year. The average property price in Harrogate is £342,062.


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Harrogate Demographics


The population of Harrogate is 164,100. The population per square mile of Harrogate is 325. The population has increased by 2,600 in the past year. The population has increased by 27,500 since 1981.


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


Harrogate Employment


80.5% of the people in Harrogate 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 Harrogate is 2.7%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Harrogate Student Population


The student population of Harrogate is 5,100. Students account for 30.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


95.7% of the people in Harrogate have an NVQ1 qualification. 90.0% have an NVQ2 qualification. 75.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 50.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.6% of the people in Harrogate have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Harrogate Economy


There are 9,225 businesses in Harrogate. 89.8% are micro businesses. 8.4% are small businesses. 1.5% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Harrogate Salary


The average salary in Harrogate is £30,909 per year. Males earn 15.6% more.


Salaries in Harrogate are 7.41% less than the national average of £33,384.


Harrogate Property


The average property price in Harrogate is £342,062. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Harrogate: £568,586 for detached houses. £336,011 for semi-detached houses. £273,210 for terrace houses. £190,442 for flats.