The population of Fylde is 81,211 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Fylde to be 82,080. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Fylde grew by an estimated 431 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,113. Compare population by area.
Fylde's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.5%, which is 0.2% lower than the average population growth rate in Fylde for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.7%).
Fylde covers an area of 166 square kilometres (64 square miles) and has a population density of 490 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 31 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Fylde was 1,116, and net international migration into Fylde was 118.
Fylde's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Fylde if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.46, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 7.0, led to population increases of 569 during the year, and Fylde's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 15.0 resulted in a 1,209 population decrease. In total, a net 640 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 720 in 2011 to a net 1,116 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 6 in 2011 to an inflow of 118 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -202 people in 2011 to -640 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).
Fylde's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Fylde's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Fylde is forecast to be 84,812 in 2025 and 87,431 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