Population

128,337

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Population Density

1,171 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.33%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

110 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.54

Birth rate

10.1

Death rate

11.0

internal migration

international migration

The **population of Ashfield is 128,337** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Ashfield to be **. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Ashfield grew by an estimated 419 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 8,815. Compare population by area.

Ashfield's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.3%, which is 0.5% lower than the average population growth rate in Ashfield for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.8%).

Ashfield covers an area of 110 square kilometres (42 square miles) and has a population density of 1,171 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.

- Ashfield's population of 128,337 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Ashfield is the 60th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Ashfield's population growth rate of 0.33% is 0.14% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Ashfield is the 109th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Ashfield's population density of 1,171 people per km
^{2}is 737 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Ashfield is the 40th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Ashfield was 399, and net international migration into Ashfield was 110.

Ashfield's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Ashfield if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.54, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.1, led to population increases of 1,293 during the year, and Ashfield's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.0 resulted in a 1,412 population decrease. In total, a net 119 person natural decrease.

- Ashfield's fertility rate of 1.54 is 0.05 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Ashfield's birth rate of 10.1 births per thousand people is 0.6 lower than England's birth rate, and Ashfield's death rate or mortality rate of 11.0 people per thousand is 1.0 higher than England's death rate
- Ashfield's annual net international migration rate of 0.09% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 366 in 2011 to a net 399 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 95 in 2011 to an inflow of 110 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 378 people in 2011 to -119 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 65% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£33,120

Ashfield Salary

Average rent

£590

Rental Market of Ashfield

GDP

£ 3.3 billion

Ashfield Economy

Ashfield's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.

Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2020 | 128,337 | 0.33% | |

2019 | 127,918 | 0.60% | |

2018 | 127,151 | 0.78% | |

2017 | 126,164 | 1.33% | |

2016 | 124,513 | 0.76% | |

2015 | 123,577 | 0.89% | |

2014 | 122,490 | 0.78% | |

2013 | 121,546 | 1.19% | |

2012 | 120,120 | 0.50% | |

2011 | 119,522 |

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Ashfield's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.

The population of Ashfield is forecast to be 135,627 in 2025 and 140,278 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 133,472 | 0.87% | 1,218 |

2024 | 134,576 | 0.83% | 1,228 |

2025 | 135,627 | 0.78% | 1,238 |

2026 | 136,636 | 0.74% | 1,247 |

2027 | 137,610 | 0.71% | 1,256 |

2028 | 138,532 | 0.67% | 1,264 |

2029 | 139,424 | 0.64% | 1,273 |

2030 | 140,278 | 0.61% | 1,280 |

2031 | 141,114 | 0.60% | 1,288 |

2032 | 141,943 | 0.59% | 1,296 |

2033 | 142,761 | 0.58% | 1,303 |

2034 | 143,578 | 0.57% | 1,311 |

2035 | 144,376 | 0.56% | 1,318 |

2036 | 145,172 | 0.55% | 1,325 |

2037 | 145,988 | 0.56% | 1,333 |

2038 | 146,797 | 0.55% | 1,340 |

2039 | 147,589 | 0.54% | 1,347 |

2040 | 148,368 | 0.53% | 1,354 |

2041 | 149,137 | 0.52% | 1,361 |

2042 | 149,899 | 0.51% | 1,368 |

2043 | 150,643 | 0.50% | 1,375 |

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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