Authority → North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

134,200

Population

11.7%

Unqualified

4.1%

Unemployment

£34,055

Salary

£142,304

Property

Quick answer: North Ayrshire is a local authority in Scotland. The population of North Ayrshire is 134,200. The population per square mile of North Ayrshire is 393. The average salary in North Ayrshire is £34,055 per year. The average property price in North Ayrshire is £142,304.


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North Ayrshire Demographics


The population of North Ayrshire is 134,200. The population per square mile of North Ayrshire is 393. The population has decreased by 100 in the past year. The population has decreased by 3,100 since 1981.


There are more females in North Ayrshire. They account for 52.5% of the population.


North Ayrshire Employment


67.8% of the people in North Ayrshire are in employment. There are more females in employment. The definition of employment is being employed or self-employed and aged 16 to 64.


The unemployment rate in North Ayrshire is 4.1%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


North Ayrshire Student Population


The student population of North Ayrshire is 3,900. Students account for 16.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


78.1% of the people in North Ayrshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 69.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 50.6% have an NVQ3 qualification. 37.2% have an NVQ4 qualification.


11.7% of the people in North Ayrshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


North Ayrshire Economy


There are 3,115 businesses in North Ayrshire. 88.3% are micro businesses. 10.1% are small businesses. 1.3% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


North Ayrshire Salary


The average salary in North Ayrshire is £34,055 per year. Males earn 1.7% more.


Salaries in North Ayrshire are 2.01% more than the national average of £33,384.


North Ayrshire Property


The average property price in North Ayrshire is £142,304. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in North Ayrshire: £244,985 for detached houses. £138,796 for semi-detached houses. £106,557 for terrace houses. £78,878 for flats.