Authority → Newport

Newport Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

159,700

Population

6.8%

Unqualified

4.5%

Unemployment

£31,392

Salary

£244,299

Property

Quick answer: Newport is a local authority in Wales. The population of Newport is 159,700. The population per square mile of Newport is 1,900. The average salary in Newport is £31,392 per year. The average property price in Newport is £244,299.


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


Newport Demographics


The population of Newport is 159,700. The population per square mile of Newport is 1,900. The population has increased by 3,300 in the past year. The population has increased by 27,300 since 1981.


There are more females in Newport. They account for 50.8% of the population.


Newport Employment


70.4% of the people in Newport 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 Newport is 4.5%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Newport Student Population


The student population of Newport is 5,900. Students account for 25.0% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


87.1% of the people in Newport have an NVQ1 qualification. 74.2% have an NVQ2 qualification. 56.3% have an NVQ3 qualification. 39.8% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.8% of the people in Newport have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Newport Economy


There are 4,300 businesses in Newport. 88.6% are micro businesses. 9.1% are small businesses. 1.8% are medium businesses. 0.5% are large businesses.


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


Newport Salary


The average salary in Newport is £31,392 per year. Males earn 14.8% more.


Salaries in Newport are 5.97% less than the national average of £33,384.


Newport Property


The average property price in Newport is £244,299. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Newport: £417,447 for detached houses. £251,744 for semi-detached houses. £183,942 for terrace houses. £124,065 for flats.