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 (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 59 people per km2 over the past decade.
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.
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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).
Fareham's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
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.
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