Population

198,141

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Major ethnic

86% White

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Area type

London Borough

Population Density

3,452

Population growth

Gender ratio

0.95 male to female

english main language

90%

birth rate

10.5

death rate

6.8

Major religion

55% Christian

The **population of Richmond upon Thames is 198,141** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Richmond upon Thames's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was per year. Richmond upon Thames covers an area of 57 square kilometres (22 square miles) and has a population density of 3,452 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020.

According to the latest 2011 census, the population in Richmond upon Thames is predominantly white (86%), with non-white minorities representing the remaining 14% of the population.

The median average age in Richmond upon Thames in 2019 was 41.1, with over 18s representing 79.1% of the population. The sex ratio was 94.7 males to every 100 females. Compare average age by area.

The largest religious group in Richmond upon Thames is Christians who account for 55% of the population.

English is spoken as the main language by 89.6% of people in Richmond upon Thames, and spoken either well or very well by 9% of the remaining population. 0.9% reported having poor English language skills, and the remaining 0.1% spoke no English at all.

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The **population of Richmond upon Thames is 198,141** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Richmond upon Thames grew by an estimated people, and in the ten years before mid-2020, the population grew by .

Richmond upon Thames's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was , which is

Richmond upon Thames covers an area of 57 square kilometres (22 square miles) and has a population density of 3,452 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has by people per km^{2} over the past decade.

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According to mid-year population estimates published by the ONS in 2019, males account for 48.6% of Richmond upon Thames's 198,141 population, while females made up 51.4% of the total.

The sex ratio (the number of males for each female in a population) was 94.707 males to every 100 females in 2011. In England as a whole, the gender ratio was 98 males to every 100 females in 2011.

Age statistics collected by the ONS show the adult population of Richmond upon Thames, that is how many people there are over the age of 18, is 156,795.

Richmond upon Thames's age structure shows the working-age population to be 124,813 which is 63.0% of the population. People under the age of 16 represent 20.9% of the population, and over 65s represent 16.1% of the population. The percentage of the population that is of working-age has decreased over the last 10 years from 66.6% to 63.0%.

Richmond upon Thames's age pyramid shows how the population is distributed by age and gender.

The median average age of someone in Richmond upon Thames was 41.1 years in 2019. Split by gender, the average female age is 41.5 years, and the average male is 40.7 years.

Of the Richmond upon Thames population over the age of 90, girls outnumber boys by 2.4 to 1.

Age | Male | Female | Total |
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00-01 | 81.5 | 85.5 | 83.5 |

01-04 | 80.8 | 84.7 | 82.8 |

05-09 | 76.8 | 80.8 | 78.8 |

10-14 | 71.8 | 75.8 | 73.8 |

15-19 | 66.9 | 70.8 | 68.9 |

20-24 | 61.9 | 65.9 | 63.9 |

25-29 | 57.0 | 60.9 | 59.0 |

30-34 | 52.1 | 56.0 | 54.1 |

35-39 | 47.2 | 51.0 | 49.1 |

40-44 | 42.3 | 46.0 | 44.2 |

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According to the latest 2011 census, the population in Richmond upon Thames is predominantly white (85.9%), with non-white minorities representing the remaining 14.1% of the population.

Asian people were the largest minority group in Richmond upon Thames accounting for 7.3% of the population.

2,816 or 2% of the Richmond upon Thames population are black according to the latest 2011 census.

In England more broadly the portion of the population that is white is 85.4%. 7.8% are Asian and 3.5% are Black.

**White**- 160,630 people or 85.9%**Asian**- 13,607 people or 7.3%**Mixed**- 6,780 people or 3.6%**Other**- 3,062 people or 1.6%**Black**- 2,816 people or 1.5%

Estimates of personal wellbeing in the UK are published by the ONS annually, with scores for anxiety, happiness, life satisfaction, and feeling that life is worthwhile. Overall scores are based on surveying a representative sample of the population and are scored out of 10 (.e.g for happiness 0 is 'not at all happy' and 10 is 'completely happy').

Levels of reported Anxiety in Richmond upon Thames were 3.3 in 2012 and 3.5 in 2021. In the rest of England levels of Anxiety are currently 3.1.

Reported levels of Happiness in 2021 were 7.6, and 7.2 in 2012. In England, the average happiness indicator is currently 7.5. Of the 363 areas in England, Richmond upon Thames is the 100 th happiest area in England.

Life satisfaction scores for 2021 are 7.8 and were 7.5 in 2012. For the feeling that things done in life are worthwhile the 2021 level is 7.9 and was 7.7 in 2012.

Average salary

£44,820

Richmond upon Thames Salary

Average property price

£908,677

Richmond upon Thames House Prices

Crime rate (per 1,000 people)

59

Richmond upon Thames Crime

According to the latest 2011 census, the most populous religious group within Richmond upon Thames is Christians, accounting for 55.3% of the population.

Richmond upon Thames has a Muslim population of 6,128 which is 3.1% of the population.

Compared to England as a whole, in England circa 59% of the population is Christian, 5% is Muslim, 2% is Hindu, and Buddhists, Sikhs and Jews each is around 1%. The remainder is split between people with no religion and those who decided not to identify a religion.

**Christian**- 103,267 people or 55.3%**Buddhist**- 1,576 people or 0.8%**Hindu**- 3,049 people or 1.6%**Jewish**- 1,408 people or 0.8%**Muslim**- 6,125 people or 3.3%**Sikh**- 1,580 people or 0.8%**Other**- 69,889 people or 37.4%

Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics