The population of Broadland is 131,931 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Broadland to be 134,257. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Broadland grew by an estimated 1,148 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 7,191. Compare population by area.
Broadland's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.9%, which is 0.3% higher than the average population growth rate in Broadland for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.6%).
Broadland covers an area of 552 square kilometres (213 square miles) and has a population density of 239 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 13 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Broadland was 1,525, and net international migration into Broadland was 90.
Broadland's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Broadland if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.41, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.0, led to population increases of 1,042 during the year, and Broadland's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.7 resulted in a 1,527 population decrease. In total, a net 485 person natural decrease.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 258 in 2011 to a net 1,525 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 155 in 2011 to an inflow of 90 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -203 people in 2011 to -485 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 131% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Broadland's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Broadland's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Broadland is forecast to be 136,967 in 2025 and 141,336 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