Authority → Peterborough

Peterborough Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

216,300

Population

6.6%

Unqualified

3.6%

Unemployment

£29,307

Salary

£246,345

Property

Quick answer: Peterborough is a local authority in England. The population of Peterborough is 216,300. The population per square mile of Peterborough is 12,799. The average salary in Peterborough is £29,307 per year. The average property price in Peterborough is £246,345.


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


Peterborough Demographics


The population of Peterborough is 216,300. The population per square mile of Peterborough is 12,799. The population has increased by 13,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 82,500 since 1981.


There are more females in Peterborough. They account for 50.5% of the population.


Peterborough Employment


75.3% of the people in Peterborough 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 Peterborough is 3.6%. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.


Peterborough Student Population


The student population of Peterborough is 8,300. Students account for 29.2% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64.


85.8% of the people in Peterborough have an NVQ1 qualification. 74.1% have an NVQ2 qualification. 58.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 36.3% have an NVQ4 qualification.


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


Peterborough Economy


There are 7,980 businesses in Peterborough. 90.2% are micro businesses. 7.6% are small businesses. 1.7% are medium businesses. 0.6% are large businesses.


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


Peterborough Salary


The average salary in Peterborough is £29,307 per year. Males earn 13.6% more.


Salaries in Peterborough are 12.21% less than the national average of £33,384.


Peterborough Property


The average property price in Peterborough is £246,345. The national average property price is £294,910.


Average property prices by type in Peterborough: £404,102 for detached houses. £255,022 for semi-detached houses. £199,326 for terrace houses. £126,929 for flats.