Authority → Medway

Medway Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

279,800

Population

6.4%

Unqualified

3.5%

Unemployment

£31,673

Salary

£344,247

Property

Quick answer: Medway is a local authority in England. The population of Medway is 279,800. The population per square mile of Medway is 3,774. The average salary in Medway is £31,673 per year. The average property price in Medway is £344,247.


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Medway Demographics


The population of Medway is 279,800. The population per square mile of Medway is 3,774. The population has increased by 700 in the past year. The population has increased by 39,500 since 1981.


There are more females in Medway. They account for 51.0% of the population.


Medway Employment


77.7% of the people in Medway 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 Medway is 3.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Medway Student Population


The student population of Medway is 6,400. Students account for 18.7% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.6% of the people in Medway have an NVQ1 qualification. 75.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 56.4% have an NVQ3 qualification. 36.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.4% of the people in Medway have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Medway Economy


There are 8,980 businesses in Medway. 90.9% are micro businesses. 7.5% are small businesses. 1.2% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Medway Salary


The average salary in Medway is £31,673 per year. Males earn 28.4% more.


Salaries in Medway are 5.12% less than the national average of £33,384.


Medway Property


The average property price in Medway is £344,247. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Medway: £550,918 for detached houses. £359,943 for semi-detached houses. £278,620 for terrace houses. £187,507 for flats.