Authority → Northumberland

Northumberland Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

321,600

Population

7.6%

Unqualified

4.6%

Unemployment

£29,812

Salary

£199,503

Property

Quick answer: Northumberland is a local authority in England. The population of Northumberland is 321,600. The population per square mile of Northumberland is 166. The average salary in Northumberland is £29,812 per year. The average property price in Northumberland is £199,503.


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


Northumberland Demographics


The population of Northumberland is 321,600. The population per square mile of Northumberland is 166. The population has decreased by 2,200 in the past year. The population has increased by 22,500 since 1981.


There are more females in Northumberland. They account for 51.1% of the population.


Northumberland Employment


69.9% of the people in Northumberland 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 Northumberland is 4.6%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Northumberland Student Population


The student population of Northumberland is 6,600. Students account for 14.2% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


86.8% of the people in Northumberland have an NVQ1 qualification. 77.8% have an NVQ2 qualification. 55.0% have an NVQ3 qualification. 35.6% have an NVQ4 qualification.


7.6% of the people in Northumberland have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.


Northumberland Economy


There are 11,485 businesses in Northumberland. 88.9% are micro businesses. 9.6% are small businesses. 1.3% are medium businesses. 0.3% are large businesses.


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


Northumberland Salary


The average salary in Northumberland is £29,812 per year. Males earn 25.6% more.


Salaries in Northumberland are 10.70% less than the national average of £33,384.


Northumberland Property


The average property price in Northumberland is £199,503. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Northumberland: £347,662 for detached houses. £192,005 for semi-detached houses. £158,100 for terrace houses. £100,243 for flats.