Population

187,558

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Population Density

1,705 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.19%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

110 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.84

Birth rate

12.8

Death rate

9.7

internal migration

-0.2%

international migration

0.1%

The **population of Basildon is 187,558** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Basildon to be 188,278**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Basildon grew by an estimated 359 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 12,587. Compare population by area.

Basildon's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.2%, which is 0.6% lower than the average population growth rate in Basildon for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.8%).

Basildon covers an area of 110 square kilometres (42 square miles) and has a population density of 1,705 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 114 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Basildon's population of 187,558 is equivalent to 0.3% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Basildon is the 4th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Basildon's population growth rate of 0.19% is 0.28% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Basildon is the 134th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Basildon's population density of 1,705 people per km
^{2}is 1,271 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Basildon is the 26th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Basildon was 436, and net international migration into Basildon was 172.

Basildon's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Basildon if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.84, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 12.8, led to population increases of 2,405 during the year, and Basildon's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.7 resulted in a 1,809 population decrease. In total, a net 596 person natural increase.

- Basildon's fertility rate of 1.84 is 0.25 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Basildon's birth rate of 12.8 births per thousand people is 2.1 higher than England's birth rate, and Basildon's death rate or mortality rate of 9.7 people per thousand is 0.3 lower than England's death rate
- Basildon's annual net international migration rate of 0.09% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net inflow of 117 in 2011 to a net 436 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 74 in 2011 to an inflow of 172 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 905 people in 2011 to 596 in 2020.

Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 64% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£38,516

Basildon Salary

Average rent

£1,041

Rental Market of Basildon

GDP

£ 6.5 billion

Basildon Economy

Basildon'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 | 187,558 | 0.19% | 1,705 |

2019 | 187,199 | 0.72% | 1,701 |

2018 | 185,862 | 0.75% | 1,689 |

2017 | 184,479 | 0.39% | 1,677 |

2016 | 183,768 | 1.00% | 1,670 |

2015 | 181,951 | 0.71% | 1,654 |

2014 | 180,676 | 1.22% | 1,642 |

2013 | 178,498 | 1.11% | 1,622 |

2012 | 176,538 | 0.90% | 1,605 |

2011 | 174,971 | 1,590 |

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

The population of Basildon is forecast to be 192,537 in 2025 and 196,333 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 190,854 | 0.48% | 1,735 |

2024 | 191,723 | 0.46% | 1,743 |

2025 | 192,537 | 0.42% | 1,750 |

2026 | 193,326 | 0.41% | 1,757 |

2027 | 194,088 | 0.39% | 1,764 |

2028 | 194,838 | 0.39% | 1,771 |

2029 | 195,593 | 0.39% | 1,778 |

2030 | 196,333 | 0.38% | 1,784 |

2031 | 197,045 | 0.36% | 1,791 |

2032 | 197,765 | 0.37% | 1,797 |

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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