Population

279,516

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Population Density

12,828 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

3.51%

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Area type

London Borough

Land area

22 square kilometres

Fertility rate

0.96

Birth rate

8.7

Death rate

5.1

internal migration

-1.3%

international migration

4.4%

The **population of Camden is 279,516** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Camden to be 299,502**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Camden grew by an estimated 9,487 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 59,429. Compare population by area.

Camden's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 3.5%, which is 0.8% higher than the average population growth rate in Camden for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (2.7%).

Camden covers an area of 22 square kilometres (8 square miles) and has a population density of 12,828 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 2,727 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Camden's population of 279,516 is equivalent to 0.5% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Camden is the 17th london borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by total population.
- Camden's population growth rate of 3.51% is 3.05% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Camden is the 2nd london borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Camden's population density of 12,828 people per km
^{2}is 12,394 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Camden is the 5th London Borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Camden was 3,752, and net international migration into Camden was 12,217.

Camden's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Camden if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 0.96, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.7, led to population increases of 2,337 during the year, and Camden's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 5.1 resulted in a 1,377 population decrease. In total, a net 960 person natural increase.

- Camden's fertility rate of 0.96 is 0.63 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Camden's birth rate of 8.7 births per thousand people is 2.0 lower than England's birth rate, and Camden's death rate or mortality rate of 5.1 people per thousand is 4.9 lower than England's death rate
- Camden's annual net international migration rate of 4.37% is above the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 1,902 in 2011 to a net 3,752 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 7,442 in 2011 to an inflow of 12,217 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 1,980 people in 2011 to 960 in 2020.

International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 118% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£46,079

Camden Salary

Average rent

£1,936

Rental Market of Camden

GDP

£ 37 billion

Camden Economy

Camden'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 | 279,516 | 3.51% | 12,828 |

2019 | 270,029 | 2.98% | 12,393 |

2018 | 262,226 | 3.50% | 12,035 |

2017 | 253,361 | 1.69% | 11,628 |

2016 | 249,162 | 2.18% | 11,435 |

2015 | 243,837 | 3.31% | 11,191 |

2014 | 236,022 | 2.40% | 10,832 |

2013 | 230,486 | 2.53% | 10,578 |

2012 | 224,809 | 2.15% | 10,317 |

2011 | 220,087 | 10,101 |

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

The population of Camden is forecast to be 286,258 in 2025 and 296,244 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 281,648 | 1.02% | 12,926 |

2024 | 284,111 | 0.87% | 13,039 |

2025 | 286,258 | 0.76% | 13,137 |

2026 | 288,364 | 0.74% | 13,234 |

2027 | 290,435 | 0.72% | 13,329 |

2028 | 292,416 | 0.68% | 13,420 |

2029 | 294,342 | 0.66% | 13,508 |

2030 | 296,244 | 0.65% | 13,596 |

2031 | 298,121 | 0.63% | 13,682 |

2032 | 299,891 | 0.59% | 13,763 |

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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