Authority → Lewisham

Lewisham Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

299,800

Population

6.1%

Unqualified

4.2%

Unemployment

£38,433

Salary

£694,520

Property

Quick answer: Lewisham is a local authority in England. The population of Lewisham is 299,800. The population per square mile of Lewisham is 22,093. The average salary in Lewisham is £38,433 per year. The average property price in Lewisham is £694,520.


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Lewisham Demographics


The population of Lewisham is 299,800. The population per square mile of Lewisham is 22,093. The population has decreased by 5,500 in the past year. The population has increased by 62,300 since 1981.


There are more females in Lewisham. They account for 52.5% of the population.


Lewisham Employment


77.9% of the people in Lewisham 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 Lewisham is 4.2%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Lewisham Student Population


The student population of Lewisham is 17,000. Students account for 38.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


88.6% of the people in Lewisham have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.4% have an NVQ2 qualification. 73.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 66.5% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.1% of the people in Lewisham have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Lewisham Economy


There are 9,945 businesses in Lewisham. 94.3% are micro businesses. 4.9% are small businesses. 0.6% are medium businesses. 0.1% are large businesses.


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


Lewisham Salary


The average salary in Lewisham is £38,433 per year. Females earn 6.2% more.


Salaries in Lewisham are 15.12% more than the national average of £33,384.


Lewisham Property


The average property price in Lewisham is £694,520. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Lewisham: £1,001,433 for detached houses. £811,097 for semi-detached houses. £591,206 for terrace houses. £374,345 for flats.