Population

188,416

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Population Density

675 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

1.38%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

279 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.37

Birth rate

9.7

Death rate

9.1

internal migration

0.4%

international migration

0.9%

The **population of Charnwood is 188,416** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Charnwood to be 193,653**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Charnwood grew by an estimated 2,565 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 22,540. Compare population by area.

Charnwood's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.4%, which is 0.0% lower than the average population growth rate in Charnwood for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.4%).

Charnwood covers an area of 279 square kilometres (108 square miles) and has a population density of 675 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 81 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Charnwood's population of 188,416 is equivalent to 0.3% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Charnwood is the 3rd non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Charnwood's population growth rate of 1.38% is 0.91% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Charnwood is the 14th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Charnwood's population density of 675 people per km
^{2}is 241 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Charnwood is the 59th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Charnwood was 760, and net international migration into Charnwood was 1,667.

Charnwood's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Charnwood if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.37, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.7, led to population increases of 1,801 during the year, and Charnwood's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.1 resulted in a 1,689 population decrease. In total, a net 112 person natural increase.

- Charnwood's fertility rate of 1.37 is 0.22 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Charnwood's birth rate of 9.7 births per thousand people is 1.0 lower than England's birth rate, and Charnwood's death rate or mortality rate of 9.1 people per thousand is 0.9 lower than England's death rate
- Charnwood's annual net international migration rate of 0.88% is above the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 442 in 2011 to a net 760 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 1,209 in 2011 to an inflow of 1,667 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 479 people in 2011 to 112 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 46% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£36,380

Charnwood Salary

Average rent

£611

Rental Market of Charnwood

GDP

£ 4.2 billion

Charnwood Economy

Charnwood'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 | 188,416 | 1.38% | 675 |

2019 | 185,851 | 1.76% | 666 |

2018 | 182,643 | 1.25% | 655 |

2017 | 180,387 | 1.70% | 646 |

2016 | 177,378 | 1.26% | 636 |

2015 | 175,167 | 1.52% | 628 |

2014 | 172,548 | 1.50% | 618 |

2013 | 169,993 | 0.96% | 609 |

2012 | 168,370 | 1.50% | 603 |

2011 | 165,876 | 594 |

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

The population of Charnwood is forecast to be 197,771 in 2025 and 207,655 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 193,659 | 1.06% | 694 |

2024 | 195,691 | 1.05% | 701 |

2025 | 197,771 | 1.06% | 709 |

2026 | 199,859 | 1.06% | 716 |

2027 | 201,934 | 1.04% | 724 |

2028 | 203,914 | 0.98% | 731 |

2029 | 205,813 | 0.93% | 738 |

2030 | 207,655 | 0.89% | 744 |

2031 | 209,421 | 0.85% | 750 |

2032 | 211,010 | 0.76% | 756 |

2033 | 212,470 | 0.69% | 761 |

2034 | 213,876 | 0.66% | 766 |

2035 | 215,256 | 0.65% | 771 |

2036 | 216,553 | 0.60% | 776 |

2037 | 217,754 | 0.55% | 780 |

2038 | 218,869 | 0.51% | 784 |

2039 | 219,995 | 0.51% | 788 |

2040 | 221,161 | 0.53% | 793 |

2041 | 222,330 | 0.53% | 797 |

2042 | 223,519 | 0.53% | 801 |

2043 | 224,710 | 0.53% | 805 |

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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