The population of East Riding of Yorkshire is 343,201 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of East Riding of Yorkshire to be 347,293. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in East Riding of Yorkshire grew by an estimated 2,028 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 8,528. Compare population by area.
East Riding of Yorkshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.6%, which is 0.3% higher than the average population growth rate in East Riding of Yorkshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.3%).
East Riding of Yorkshire covers an area of 2,405 square kilometres (929 square miles) and has a population density of 143 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 4 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into East Riding of Yorkshire was 2,931, and net international migration into East Riding of Yorkshire was 352.
East Riding of Yorkshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in East Riding of Yorkshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.65, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 7.8, led to population increases of 2,671 during the year, and East Riding of Yorkshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 12.7 resulted in a 4,349 population decrease. In total, a net 1,678 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 1,552 in 2011 to a net 2,931 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 661 in 2011 to an inflow of 352 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -460 people in 2011 to -1,678 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 161% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
East Riding of Yorkshire's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
East Riding of Yorkshire's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of East Riding of Yorkshire is forecast to be 348,423 in 2025 and 352,671 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