Authority → Maidstone

Maidstone Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

176,700

Population

8.8%

Unqualified

3.0%

Unemployment

£30,285

Salary

£382,105

Property

Quick answer: Maidstone is a local authority in England. The population of Maidstone is 176,700. The population per square mile of Maidstone is 1,163. The average salary in Maidstone is £30,285 per year. The average property price in Maidstone is £382,105.


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Maidstone Demographics


The population of Maidstone is 176,700. The population per square mile of Maidstone is 1,163. The population has increased by 3,600 in the past year. The population has increased by 45,900 since 1981.


There are more females in Maidstone. They account for 50.6% of the population.


Maidstone Employment


79.6% of the people in Maidstone 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 Maidstone is 3.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Maidstone Student Population


The student population of Maidstone is 5,900. Students account for 27.2% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


96.5% of the people in Maidstone have an NVQ1 qualification. 91.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 72.2% have an NVQ3 qualification. 43.7% have an NVQ4 qualification.


8.8% of the people in Maidstone have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Maidstone Economy


There are 8,320 businesses in Maidstone. 90.9% are micro businesses. 7.3% are small businesses. 1.4% are medium businesses. 0.4% are large businesses.


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


Maidstone Salary


The average salary in Maidstone is £30,285 per year. Males earn 17.1% more.


Salaries in Maidstone are 9.28% less than the national average of £33,384.


Maidstone Property


The average property price in Maidstone is £382,105. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Maidstone: £629,301 for detached houses. £397,989 for semi-detached houses. £306,082 for terrace houses. £195,050 for flats.