Population

211,439

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Population Density

581 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

-0.01%

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Area type

Metropolitan District

Land area

364 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.69

Birth rate

10.3

Death rate

10.0

internal migration

-0.3%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of Calderdale is 211,439** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Calderdale to be 211,407**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Calderdale grew by an estimated -16 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 7,269. Compare population by area.

Calderdale's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.0%, which is 0.4% lower than the average population growth rate in Calderdale for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.4%).

Calderdale covers an area of 364 square kilometres (141 square miles) and has a population density of 581 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 20 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Calderdale's population of 211,439 is equivalent to 0.4% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Calderdale is the 38th metropolitan district in England (of 36 total) when ordered by total population.
- Calderdale's population growth rate of -0.01% is 0.48% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Calderdale is the 39th metropolitan district in England (of 36 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Calderdale's population density of 581 people per km
^{2}is 147 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Calderdale is the 43rd Metropolitan District in England (of 36 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Calderdale was 629, and net international migration into Calderdale was 484.

Calderdale's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Calderdale if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.69, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.3, led to population increases of 2,184 during the year, and Calderdale's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.0 resulted in a 2,106 population decrease. In total, a net 78 person natural increase.

- Calderdale's fertility rate of 1.69 is 0.10 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Calderdale's birth rate of 10.3 births per thousand people is 0.4 lower than England's birth rate, and Calderdale's death rate or mortality rate of 10.0 people per thousand is 0.0 lower than England's death rate
- Calderdale's annual net international migration rate of 0.23% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net inflow of 275 in 2011 to a net 629 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 254 in 2011 to an inflow of 484 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 712 people in 2011 to 78 in 2020.

Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 61% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£33,232

Calderdale Salary

Average rent

£541

Rental Market of Calderdale

GDP

£ 5.4 billion

Calderdale Economy

Calderdale'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 | 211,439 | -0.01% | 581 |

2019 | 211,455 | 0.65% | 581 |

2018 | 210,082 | 0.30% | 577 |

2017 | 209,454 | 0.18% | 575 |

2016 | 209,069 | 0.60% | 574 |

2015 | 207,832 | 0.38% | 571 |

2014 | 207,042 | 0.44% | 569 |

2013 | 206,136 | 0.46% | 566 |

2012 | 205,200 | 0.50% | 564 |

2011 | 204,170 | 561 |

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

The population of Calderdale is forecast to be 212,645 in 2025 and 213,676 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 212,128 | 0.16% | 583 |

2024 | 212,410 | 0.13% | 584 |

2025 | 212,645 | 0.11% | 584 |

2026 | 212,864 | 0.10% | 585 |

2027 | 213,069 | 0.10% | 585 |

2028 | 213,277 | 0.10% | 586 |

2029 | 213,477 | 0.09% | 587 |

2030 | 213,676 | 0.09% | 587 |

2031 | 213,858 | 0.08% | 588 |

2032 | 214,055 | 0.09% | 588 |

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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