The population of East Lindsey is 142,951 according to mid-2021 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2023 population of East Lindsey to be 144,000. In the year between mid-2020 and mid-2021, the population in East Lindsey grew by an estimated 921 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2021, the population grew by 6,300. Compare population by area.
East Lindsey's population growth rate between mid-2020 and mid-2021 was 0.6%, which is 0.1% higher than the average population growth rate in East Lindsey for the ten years prior to mid-2021 (0.5%).
East Lindsey covers an area of 1,765 square kilometres (681 square miles) and has a population density of 81 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2021. That figure has increased by 4 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into East Lindsey was 1,160, and net international migration into East Lindsey was 204.
East Lindsey's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in East Lindsey if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.76, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 7.5, led to population increases of 1,056 during the year, and East Lindsey's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 15.0 resulted in a 2,123 population decrease. In total, a net 1,067 person natural decrease.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 314 in 2011 to a net 1,160 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 209 in 2011 to an inflow of 204 in 2021.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -540 people in 2011 to -1,067 in 2021.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 196% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
East Lindsey's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2022.
East Lindsey's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of East Lindsey is forecast to be 148,571 in 2025 and 153,066 in 2030.
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2022. Data sources: ONS Local statistics