The population of East Hampshire is 123,838 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of East Hampshire to be 126,956. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in East Hampshire grew by an estimated 1,530 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 7,828. Compare population by area.
East Hampshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.3%, which is 0.5% higher than the average population growth rate in East Hampshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.7%).
East Hampshire covers an area of 514 square kilometres (199 square miles) and has a population density of 241 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 15 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into East Hampshire was 1,638, and net international migration into East Hampshire was 26.
East Hampshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in East Hampshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.74, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.9, led to population increases of 1,091 during the year, and East Hampshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.5 resulted in a 1,281 population decrease. In total, a net 190 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 367 in 2011 to a net 1,638 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 93 in 2011 to an inflow of 26 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 96 people in 2011 to -190 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 93% of the total change in population.
East Hampshire's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
East Hampshire's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of East Hampshire is forecast to be 126,412 in 2025 and 129,212 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