The population of Castle Point is 90,524 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Castle Point to be 90,821. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Castle Point grew by an estimated 148 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 2,560. Compare population by area.
Castle Point's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.2%, which is 0.2% lower than the average population growth rate in Castle Point for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.3%).
Castle Point covers an area of 45 square kilometres (17 square miles) and has a population density of 2,009 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 57 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Castle Point was 406, and net international migration into Castle Point was 67.
Castle Point's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Castle Point 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 9.0, led to population increases of 811 during the year, and Castle Point's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 12.6 resulted in a 1,140 population decrease. In total, a net 329 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 36 in 2011 to a net 406 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 13 in 2011 to an inflow of 67 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 4 people in 2011 to -329 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 143% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Castle Point's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Castle Point's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Castle Point is forecast to be 91,654 in 2025 and 92,693 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