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Luton Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

224,800

Population

9.8%

Unqualified

5.3%

Unemployment

£33,212

Salary

£318,817

Property

Quick answer: Luton is a local authority in England. The population of Luton is 224,800. The population per square mile of Luton is 13,429. The average salary in Luton is £33,212 per year. The average property price in Luton is £318,817.


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


Luton Demographics


The population of Luton is 224,800. The population per square mile of Luton is 13,429. The population has increased by 11,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 60,000 since 1981.


There are more males in Luton. They account for 50.1% of the population.


Luton Employment


68.6% of the people in Luton 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 Luton is 5.3%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Luton Student Population


The student population of Luton is 6,300. Students account for 16.2% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


79.5% of the people in Luton have an NVQ1 qualification. 72.5% have an NVQ2 qualification. 54.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 37.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


9.8% of the people in Luton have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Luton Economy


There are 8,180 businesses in Luton. 92.2% are micro businesses. 6.4% are small businesses. 1.1% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Luton are administrative and support service activities businesses.


Luton Salary


The average salary in Luton is £33,212 per year. Males earn 21.8% more.


Salaries in Luton are 0.51% less than the national average of £33,384.


Luton Property


The average property price in Luton is £318,817. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Luton: £504,736 for detached houses. £339,643 for semi-detached houses. £273,268 for terrace houses. £157,621 for flats.