The population of East Cambridgeshire is 90,172 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of East Cambridgeshire to be 90,840. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in East Cambridgeshire grew by an estimated 332 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,927. Compare population by area.
East Cambridgeshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.4%, which is 0.4% lower than the average population growth rate in East Cambridgeshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.8%).
East Cambridgeshire covers an area of 651 square kilometres (251 square miles) and has a population density of 138 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 9 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into East Cambridgeshire was 609, and net international migration into East Cambridgeshire was 18.
East Cambridgeshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in East Cambridgeshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.58, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.2, led to population increases of 825 during the year, and East Cambridgeshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.4 resulted in a 848 population decrease. In total, a net 23 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 482 in 2011 to a net 609 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 310 in 2011 to an inflow of 18 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 500 people in 2011 to -23 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 38% of the total change in population.
East Cambridgeshire's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
East Cambridgeshire's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of East Cambridgeshire is forecast to be 93,046 in 2025 and 94,666 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