The population of Bolsover is 81,305 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Bolsover to be 82,812. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Bolsover grew by an estimated 743 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,276. Compare population by area.
Bolsover's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.9%, which is 0.2% higher than the average population growth rate in Bolsover for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.8%).
Bolsover covers an area of 160 square kilometres (62 square miles) and has a population density of 507 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 33 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Bolsover was 692, and net international migration into Bolsover was 121.
Bolsover's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Bolsover if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.66, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.2, led to population increases of 818 during the year, and Bolsover's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.1 resulted in a 893 population decrease. In total, a net 75 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 19 in 2011 to a net 692 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 133 in 2011 to an inflow of 121 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 135 people in 2011 to -75 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 68% of the total change in population.
Bolsover's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Bolsover's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Bolsover is forecast to be 83,981 in 2025 and 86,530 in 2030.
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