Population

101,950

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Population Density

781 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.42%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

130 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.60

Birth rate

10.4

Death rate

9.2

internal migration

0.2%

international migration

0.1%

The **population of Blaby is 101,950** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Blaby to be 102,803**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Blaby grew by an estimated 424 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 7,818. Compare population by area.

Blaby's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.4%, which is 0.5% lower than the average population growth rate in Blaby for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.9%).

Blaby covers an area of 130 square kilometres (50 square miles) and has a population density of 781 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 60 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Blaby's population of 101,950 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Blaby is the 113th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Blaby's population growth rate of 0.42% is 0.05% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Blaby is the 97th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Blaby's population density of 781 people per km
^{2}is 347 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Blaby is the 56th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Blaby was 213, and net international migration into Blaby was 77.

Blaby's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Blaby if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.6, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.4, led to population increases of 1,056 during the year, and Blaby's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.2 resulted in a 930 population decrease. In total, a net 126 person natural increase.

- Blaby's fertility rate of 1.60 is 0.01 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Blaby's birth rate of 10.4 births per thousand people is 0.3 lower than England's birth rate, and Blaby's death rate or mortality rate of 9.2 people per thousand is 0.8 lower than England's death rate
- Blaby's annual net international migration rate of 0.08% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 182 in 2011 to a net 213 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 143 in 2011 to an inflow of 77 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 279 people in 2011 to 126 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 66% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£34,368

Blaby Salary

Average rent

£734

Rental Market of Blaby

GDP

£ 4.1 billion

Blaby Economy

Blaby'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 | 101,950 | 0.42% | 781 |

2019 | 101,526 | 1.10% | 778 |

2018 | 100,421 | 1.46% | 770 |

2017 | 98,977 | 1.45% | 759 |

2016 | 97,562 | 1.14% | 748 |

2015 | 96,458 | 0.65% | 739 |

2014 | 95,836 | 0.77% | 735 |

2013 | 95,105 | 0.53% | 729 |

2012 | 94,608 | 0.51% | 725 |

2011 | 94,132 | 721 |

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

The population of Blaby is forecast to be 110,934 in 2025 and 116,779 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 108,233 | 1.33% | 830 |

2024 | 109,625 | 1.29% | 840 |

2025 | 110,934 | 1.19% | 850 |

2026 | 112,194 | 1.14% | 860 |

2027 | 113,396 | 1.07% | 869 |

2028 | 114,565 | 1.03% | 878 |

2029 | 115,702 | 0.99% | 887 |

2030 | 116,779 | 0.93% | 895 |

2031 | 117,817 | 0.89% | 903 |

2032 | 118,844 | 0.87% | 911 |

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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