Population

118,280

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Population Density

185 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.70%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

638 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.71

Birth rate

9.3

Death rate

11.5

internal migration

0.8%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of Bassetlaw is 118,280** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Bassetlaw to be 119,939**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Bassetlaw grew by an estimated 821 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,277. Compare population by area.

Bassetlaw's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.7%, which is 0.2% higher than the average population growth rate in Bassetlaw for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.5%).

Bassetlaw covers an area of 638 square kilometres (246 square miles) and has a population density of 185 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 8 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Bassetlaw's population of 118,280 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Bassetlaw is the 78th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Bassetlaw's population growth rate of 0.70% is 0.23% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Bassetlaw is the 61st non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Bassetlaw's population density of 185 people per km
^{2}is 249 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Bassetlaw is the 132nd Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Bassetlaw was 917, and net international migration into Bassetlaw was 184.

Bassetlaw's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Bassetlaw if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.71, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.3, led to population increases of 1,094 during the year, and Bassetlaw's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.5 resulted in a 1,346 population decrease. In total, a net 252 person natural decrease.

- Bassetlaw's fertility rate of 1.71 is 0.12 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Bassetlaw's birth rate of 9.3 births per thousand people is 1.4 lower than England's birth rate, and Bassetlaw's death rate or mortality rate of 11.5 people per thousand is 1.5 higher than England's death rate
- Bassetlaw's annual net international migration rate of 0.16% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 121 in 2011 to a net 917 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 184 in 2011 to an inflow of 184 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 100 people in 2011 to -252 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 64% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£29,267

Bassetlaw Salary

Average rent

£582

Rental Market of Bassetlaw

GDP

£ 2.7 billion

Bassetlaw Economy

Bassetlaw'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 | 118,280 | 0.70% | 185 |

2019 | 117,459 | 0.53% | 184 |

2018 | 116,839 | 0.46% | 183 |

2017 | 116,304 | 0.95% | 182 |

2016 | 115,212 | 0.46% | 181 |

2015 | 114,689 | 0.38% | 180 |

2014 | 114,256 | 0.49% | 179 |

2013 | 113,704 | 0.41% | 178 |

2012 | 113,235 | 0.21% | 178 |

2011 | 113,003 | 177 |

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

The population of Bassetlaw is forecast to be 122,678 in 2025 and 125,919 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 121,185 | 0.66% | 190 |

2024 | 121,951 | 0.63% | 191 |

2025 | 122,678 | 0.60% | 192 |

2026 | 123,381 | 0.57% | 193 |

2027 | 124,055 | 0.55% | 195 |

2028 | 124,708 | 0.53% | 196 |

2029 | 125,335 | 0.50% | 197 |

2030 | 125,919 | 0.47% | 197 |

2031 | 126,473 | 0.44% | 198 |

2032 | 127,030 | 0.44% | 199 |

2033 | 127,578 | 0.43% | 200 |

2034 | 128,112 | 0.42% | 201 |

2035 | 128,626 | 0.40% | 202 |

2036 | 129,127 | 0.39% | 202 |

2037 | 129,648 | 0.40% | 203 |

2038 | 130,175 | 0.41% | 204 |

2039 | 130,692 | 0.40% | 205 |

2040 | 131,199 | 0.39% | 206 |

2041 | 131,705 | 0.39% | 206 |

2042 | 132,209 | 0.38% | 207 |

2043 | 132,705 | 0.38% | 208 |

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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