Population

72,422

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Population Density

91 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.13%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

792 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.41

Birth rate

6.6

Death rate

11.9

internal migration

0.7%

international migration

0.1%

The **population of Derbyshire Dales is 72,422** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Derbyshire Dales to be 72,616**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Derbyshire Dales grew by an estimated 97 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 1,318. Compare population by area.

Derbyshire Dales's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.1%, which is 0.1% lower than the average population growth rate in Derbyshire Dales for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.2%).

Derbyshire Dales covers an area of 792 square kilometres (306 square miles) and has a population density of 91 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 2 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Derbyshire Dales's population of 72,422 is equivalent to 0.1% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Derbyshire Dales is the 165th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Derbyshire Dales's population growth rate of 0.13% is 0.33% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Derbyshire Dales is the 140th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Derbyshire Dales's population density of 91 people per km
^{2}is 343 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Derbyshire Dales is the 167th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Derbyshire Dales was 543, and net international migration into Derbyshire Dales was 74.

Derbyshire Dales's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Derbyshire Dales 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 6.6, led to population increases of 474 during the year, and Derbyshire Dales's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.9 resulted in a 863 population decrease. In total, a net 389 person natural decrease.

- Derbyshire Dales's fertility rate of 1.41 is 0.18 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Derbyshire Dales's birth rate of 6.6 births per thousand people is 4.1 lower than England's birth rate, and Derbyshire Dales's death rate or mortality rate of 11.9 people per thousand is 1.9 higher than England's death rate
- Derbyshire Dales's annual net international migration rate of 0.10% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 258 in 2011 to a net 543 inflow. International migration has risen from a net outflow of 35 in 2011 to an inflow of 74 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -174 people in 2011 to -389 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 258% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£32,152

Derbyshire Dales Salary

Average rent

£742

Rental Market of Derbyshire Dales

GDP

£ 1.9 billion

Derbyshire Dales Economy

Derbyshire Dales'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 | 72,422 | 0.13% | 91 |

2019 | 72,325 | 0.48% | 91 |

2018 | 71,977 | 0.18% | 91 |

2017 | 71,849 | 0.52% | 91 |

2016 | 71,477 | 0.25% | 90 |

2015 | 71,301 | -0.17% | 90 |

2014 | 71,420 | 0.07% | 90 |

2013 | 71,372 | -0.02% | 90 |

2012 | 71,386 | 0.40% | 90 |

2011 | 71,104 | 90 |

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

The population of Derbyshire Dales is forecast to be 73,385 in 2025 and 74,428 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 72,980 | 0.30% | 92 |

2024 | 73,182 | 0.28% | 92 |

2025 | 73,385 | 0.28% | 93 |

2026 | 73,611 | 0.31% | 93 |

2027 | 73,810 | 0.27% | 93 |

2028 | 74,015 | 0.28% | 93 |

2029 | 74,223 | 0.28% | 94 |

2030 | 74,428 | 0.28% | 94 |

2031 | 74,629 | 0.27% | 94 |

2032 | 74,838 | 0.28% | 94 |

2033 | 75,055 | 0.29% | 95 |

2034 | 75,262 | 0.28% | 95 |

2035 | 75,458 | 0.26% | 95 |

2036 | 75,669 | 0.28% | 95 |

2037 | 75,893 | 0.30% | 96 |

2038 | 76,112 | 0.29% | 96 |

2039 | 76,327 | 0.28% | 96 |

2040 | 76,543 | 0.28% | 97 |

2041 | 76,758 | 0.28% | 97 |

2042 | 76,973 | 0.28% | 97 |

2043 | 77,190 | 0.28% | 97 |

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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