Population

151,786

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Population Density

319 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

1.36%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

476 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.66

Birth rate

10.5

Death rate

8.7

internal migration

international migration

The **population of East Hertfordshire is 151,786** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of East Hertfordshire to be **. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in East Hertfordshire grew by an estimated 2,038 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 13,631. Compare population by area.

East Hertfordshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.4%, which is 0.3% higher than the average population growth rate in East Hertfordshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.1%).

East Hertfordshire covers an area of 476 square kilometres (184 square miles) and has a population density of 319 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has by people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- East Hertfordshire's population of 151,786 is equivalent to 0.3% of England's 56,550,138 total population. East Hertfordshire is the 22nd non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- East Hertfordshire's population growth rate of 1.36% is 0.89% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. East Hertfordshire is the 15th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- East Hertfordshire's population density of 319 people per km
^{2}is 115 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. East Hertfordshire is the 98th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into East Hertfordshire was 1,488, and net international migration into East Hertfordshire was 249.

East Hertfordshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in East Hertfordshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.66, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.5, led to population increases of 1,578 during the year, and East Hertfordshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 8.7 resulted in a 1,303 population decrease. In total, a net 275 person natural increase.

- East Hertfordshire's fertility rate of 1.66 is 0.07 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- East Hertfordshire's birth rate of 10.5 births per thousand people is 0.2 lower than England's birth rate, and East Hertfordshire's death rate or mortality rate of 8.7 people per thousand is 1.3 lower than England's death rate
- East Hertfordshire's annual net international migration rate of 0.16% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 504 in 2011 to a net 1,488 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 215 in 2011 to an inflow of 249 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 709 people in 2011 to 275 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 42% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£40,265

East Hertfordshire Salary

Average rent

£1,136

Rental Market of East Hertfordshire

GDP

£ 4.8 billion

East Hertfordshire Economy

East Hertfordshire'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 | 151,786 | 1.36% | |

2019 | 149,748 | 1.11% | |

2018 | 148,105 | 0.70% | |

2017 | 147,080 | 0.65% | |

2016 | 146,130 | 1.14% | |

2015 | 144,488 | 1.20% | |

2014 | 142,781 | 1.31% | |

2013 | 140,932 | 1.10% | |

2012 | 139,405 | 0.90% | |

2011 | 138,155 |

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

The population of East Hertfordshire is forecast to be 153,822 in 2025 and 156,603 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 152,425 | 0.51% | 320 |

2024 | 153,152 | 0.48% | 322 |

2025 | 153,822 | 0.44% | 323 |

2026 | 154,474 | 0.42% | 325 |

2027 | 155,053 | 0.37% | 326 |

2028 | 155,628 | 0.37% | 327 |

2029 | 156,128 | 0.32% | 328 |

2030 | 156,603 | 0.30% | 329 |

2031 | 157,050 | 0.29% | 330 |

2032 | 157,543 | 0.31% | 331 |

2033 | 158,041 | 0.32% | 332 |

2034 | 158,516 | 0.30% | 333 |

2035 | 158,947 | 0.27% | 334 |

2036 | 159,380 | 0.27% | 335 |

2037 | 159,852 | 0.30% | 336 |

2038 | 160,369 | 0.32% | 337 |

2039 | 160,875 | 0.32% | 338 |

2040 | 161,373 | 0.31% | 339 |

2041 | 161,869 | 0.31% | 340 |

2042 | 162,369 | 0.31% | 341 |

2043 | 162,871 | 0.31% | 342 |

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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