Authority → Lancaster

Lancaster Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

142,200

Population

5.4%

Unqualified

4.6%

Unemployment

£30,404

Salary

£220,240

Property

Quick answer: Lancaster is a local authority in England. The population of Lancaster is 142,200. The population per square mile of Lancaster is 639. The average salary in Lancaster is £30,404 per year. The average property price in Lancaster is £220,240.


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


Lancaster Demographics


The population of Lancaster is 142,200. The population per square mile of Lancaster is 639. The population has decreased by 5,900 in the past year. The population has increased by 17,000 since 1981.


There are more females in Lancaster. They account for 51.1% of the population.


Lancaster Employment


74.5% of the people in Lancaster 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 Lancaster is 4.6%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Lancaster Student Population


The student population of Lancaster is 7,300. Students account for 40.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


94.0% of the people in Lancaster have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.7% have an NVQ2 qualification. 59.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 37.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


5.4% of the people in Lancaster have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Lancaster Economy


There are 4,680 businesses in Lancaster. 88.0% are micro businesses. 10.0% are small businesses. 1.7% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Lancaster Salary


The average salary in Lancaster is £30,404 per year. Males earn 28.9% more.


Salaries in Lancaster are 8.93% less than the national average of £33,384.


Lancaster Property


The average property price in Lancaster is £220,240. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Lancaster: £360,143 for detached houses. £221,088 for semi-detached houses. £180,394 for terrace houses. £119,335 for flats.