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312,300

Population

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6.5%

Unqualified

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5.2%

Unemployment

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£52,816

Salary

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£611,764

Property

**Quick answer**: Tower Hamlets is a local authority in England. The population of Tower Hamlets is 312,300. The population per square mile of Tower Hamlets is 40,931. The average salary in Tower Hamlets is £52,816 per year. The average property price in Tower Hamlets is £611,764.

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

## Tower Hamlets Demographics

The population of Tower Hamlets is 312,300. **The population per square mile of Tower Hamlets is 40,931**. The population has decreased by 19,700 in the past year. The population has increased by 167,600 since 1981.

There are more males in Tower Hamlets. They account for 50.3% of the population.

### Tower Hamlets Employment

71.4% of the people in Tower Hamlets 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 Tower Hamlets is 5.2%**. The definition of unemployment is being economically active but unemployed. The average unemployment rate nationally is 3.8%.

### Tower Hamlets Student Population

The student population of Tower Hamlets is 24,800. **Students account for 39.8% of the economically inactive population aged 16 to 64**.

83.0% of the people in Tower Hamlets have an NVQ1 qualification. 76.8% have an NVQ2 qualification. 64.8% have an NVQ3 qualification. 52.1% have an NVQ4 qualification.

6.5% of the people in Tower Hamlets have no qualifications. The national average for people with no qualifications is 6.6%.

## Tower Hamlets Economy

**There are 16,710 businesses in Tower Hamlets**. 88.7% are micro businesses. 8.7% are small businesses. 1.9% are medium businesses. 0.7% are large businesses.

The biggest industry employers in Tower Hamlets are financial and insurance activities businesses.

### Tower Hamlets Salary

The average salary in Tower Hamlets is £52,816 per year. **Males earn 24.3% more**.

Salaries in Tower Hamlets are 58.21% more than the national average of £33,384.

### Tower Hamlets Property

**The average property price in Tower Hamlets is £611,764**. The national average property price is £294,910.

Average property prices by type in Tower Hamlets: £487,225 for detached houses. £782,497 for semi-detached houses. £705,357 for terrace houses. £471,978 for flats.