Authority → North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

618,800

Population

6.0%

Unqualified

3.0%

Unemployment

£29,281

Salary

£274,362

Property

Quick answer: North Yorkshire is a local authority in England. The population of North Yorkshire is 618,800. The population per square mile of North Yorkshire is 178. The average salary in North Yorkshire is £29,281 per year. The average property price in North Yorkshire is £274,362.


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


North Yorkshire Demographics


The population of North Yorkshire is 618,800. The population per square mile of North Yorkshire is 178. The population has decreased by 1,800 in the past year. The population has increased by 107,500 since 1981.


There are more females in North Yorkshire. They account for 50.9% of the population.


North Yorkshire Employment


79.2% of the people in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire is 3.0%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


North Yorkshire Student Population


The student population of North Yorkshire is 20,700. Students account for 32.3% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


90.8% of the people in North Yorkshire have an NVQ1 qualification. 81.8% have an NVQ2 qualification. 64.5% have an NVQ3 qualification. 44.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.


6.0% of the people in North Yorkshire have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


North Yorkshire Economy


There are 32,800 businesses in North Yorkshire. 89.5% are micro businesses. 8.9% are small businesses. 1.3% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


North Yorkshire Salary


The average salary in North Yorkshire is £29,281 per year. Males earn 14.9% more.


Salaries in North Yorkshire are 12.29% less than the national average of £33,384.


North Yorkshire Property


The average property price in North Yorkshire is £274,362. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in North Yorkshire: £435,058 for detached houses. £274,001 for semi-detached houses. £228,107 for terrace houses. £160,284 for flats.