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 (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 2 people per km2 over the past decade.
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.
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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).
Derbyshire Dales's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
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.
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