Authority → Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

298,300

Population

10.4%

Unqualified

5.9%

Unemployment

£31,689

Salary

£231,616

Property

Quick answer: Newcastle Upon Tyne is a local authority in England. The population of Newcastle Upon Tyne is 298,300. The population per square mile of Newcastle Upon Tyne is 6,718. The average salary in Newcastle Upon Tyne is £31,689 per year. The average property price in Newcastle Upon Tyne is £231,616.


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Newcastle Upon Tyne Demographics


The population of Newcastle Upon Tyne is 298,300. The population per square mile of Newcastle Upon Tyne is 6,718. The population has decreased by 8,500 in the past year. The population has increased by 14,100 since 1981.


There are more females in Newcastle Upon Tyne. They account for 50.6% of the population.


Newcastle Upon Tyne Employment


69.6% of the people in Newcastle Upon Tyne 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 Newcastle Upon Tyne is 5.9%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Newcastle Upon Tyne Student Population


The student population of Newcastle Upon Tyne is 12,000. Students account for 22.6% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


83.0% of the people in Newcastle Upon Tyne have an NVQ1 qualification. 75.4% have an NVQ2 qualification. 62.9% have an NVQ3 qualification. 44.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


10.4% of the people in Newcastle Upon Tyne have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Newcastle Upon Tyne Economy


There are 8,645 businesses in Newcastle Upon Tyne. 85.4% are micro businesses. 11.6% are small businesses. 2.1% are medium businesses. 0.9% are large businesses.


The biggest industry employers in Newcastle Upon Tyne are human health and social work activities businesses.


Newcastle Upon Tyne Salary


The average salary in Newcastle Upon Tyne is £31,689 per year. Males earn 9.2% more.


Salaries in Newcastle Upon Tyne are 5.08% less than the national average of £33,384.


Newcastle Upon Tyne Property


The average property price in Newcastle Upon Tyne is £231,616. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Newcastle Upon Tyne: £388,655 for detached houses. £225,548 for semi-detached houses. £188,905 for terrace houses. £123,357 for flats.