Authority → Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Population

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

Last update: January 17, 2024

312,300

Population

6.5%

Unqualified

5.2%

Unemployment

£52,816

Salary

£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.


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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.