Population

116,338

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Population Density

1,567 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.09%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

74 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.42

Birth rate

8.0

Death rate

10.8

internal migration

0.2%

international migration

0.1%

The **population of Fareham is 116,338** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Fareham to be 116,548**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Fareham grew by an estimated 105 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 4,407. Compare population by area.

Fareham's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.1%, which is 0.3% lower than the average population growth rate in Fareham for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.4%).

Fareham covers an area of 74 square kilometres (29 square miles) and has a population density of 1,567 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 59 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Fareham's population of 116,338 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Fareham is the 81st non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Fareham's population growth rate of 0.09% is 0.38% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Fareham is the 144th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Fareham's population density of 1,567 people per km
^{2}is 1,133 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Fareham is the 33rd Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Fareham was 190, and net international migration into Fareham was 64.

Fareham's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Fareham if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.42, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.0, led to population increases of 925 during the year, and Fareham's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.8 resulted in a 1,252 population decrease. In total, a net 327 person natural decrease.

- Fareham's fertility rate of 1.42 is 0.17 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Fareham's birth rate of 8.0 births per thousand people is 2.7 lower than England's birth rate, and Fareham's death rate or mortality rate of 10.8 people per thousand is 0.8 higher than England's death rate
- Fareham's annual net international migration rate of 0.06% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net inflow of 558 in 2011 to a net 190 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 139 in 2011 to an inflow of 64 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 54 people in 2011 to -327 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 105% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£35,235

Fareham Salary

Average rent

£948

Rental Market of Fareham

GDP

£ 3.5 billion

Fareham Economy

Fareham'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 | 116,338 | 0.09% | 1,567 |

2019 | 116,233 | -0.09% | 1,566 |

2018 | 116,339 | 0.10% | 1,567 |

2017 | 116,219 | 0.35% | 1,565 |

2016 | 115,818 | 0.55% | 1,560 |

2015 | 115,182 | 0.45% | 1,551 |

2014 | 114,663 | 0.69% | 1,545 |

2013 | 113,873 | 0.87% | 1,534 |

2012 | 112,888 | 0.85% | 1,521 |

2011 | 111,931 | 1,508 |

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

The population of Fareham is forecast to be 118,807 in 2025 and 120,271 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 118,140 | 0.28% | 1,591 |

2024 | 118,479 | 0.29% | 1,596 |

2025 | 118,807 | 0.28% | 1,600 |

2026 | 119,113 | 0.26% | 1,604 |

2027 | 119,412 | 0.25% | 1,608 |

2028 | 119,716 | 0.25% | 1,613 |

2029 | 120,005 | 0.24% | 1,616 |

2030 | 120,271 | 0.22% | 1,620 |

2031 | 120,506 | 0.20% | 1,623 |

2032 | 120,764 | 0.21% | 1,627 |

2033 | 121,028 | 0.22% | 1,630 |

2034 | 121,276 | 0.21% | 1,634 |

2035 | 121,506 | 0.19% | 1,637 |

2036 | 121,753 | 0.20% | 1,640 |

2037 | 122,027 | 0.22% | 1,644 |

2038 | 122,307 | 0.23% | 1,647 |

2039 | 122,590 | 0.23% | 1,651 |

2040 | 122,877 | 0.23% | 1,655 |

2041 | 123,174 | 0.24% | 1,659 |

2042 | 123,477 | 0.25% | 1,663 |

2043 | 123,784 | 0.25% | 1,667 |

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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