Authority → Lewes

Lewes Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

100,200

Population

8.5%

Unqualified

3.5%

Unemployment

£31,954

Salary

£414,611

Property

Quick answer: Lewes is a local authority in England. The population of Lewes is 100,200. The population per square mile of Lewes is 889. The average salary in Lewes is £31,954 per year. The average property price in Lewes is £414,611.


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Lewes Demographics


The population of Lewes is 100,200. The population per square mile of Lewes is 889. The population has decreased by 3,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 21,300 since 1981.


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


Lewes Employment


73.5% of the people in Lewes 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 Lewes is 3.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Lewes Student Population


The student population of Lewes is 4,700. Students account for 34.1% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


91.1% of the people in Lewes have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.9% have an NVQ2 qualification. 64.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 36.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


8.5% of the people in Lewes have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Lewes Economy


There are 4,350 businesses in Lewes. 90.5% are micro businesses. 8.0% are small businesses. 1.2% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Lewes Salary


The average salary in Lewes is £31,954 per year. Females earn 2.7% more.


Salaries in Lewes are 4.28% less than the national average of £33,384.


Lewes Property


The average property price in Lewes is £414,611. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Lewes: £643,482 for detached houses. £441,607 for semi-detached houses. £357,800 for terrace houses. £215,554 for flats.