The population of Gosport is 84,679 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Gosport to be 84,362. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Gosport grew by an estimated -159 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 2,010. Compare population by area.
Gosport's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was -0.2%, which is 0.5% lower than the average population growth rate in Gosport for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.3%).
Gosport covers an area of 25 square kilometres (10 square miles) and has a population density of 3,339 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 79 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Gosport was 283, and net international migration into Gosport was 9.
Gosport's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Gosport if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.72, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.0, led to population increases of 851 during the year, and Gosport's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.2 resulted in a 953 population decrease. In total, a net 102 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 201 in 2011 to a net 283 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 8 in 2011 to an inflow of 9 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 250 people in 2011 to -102 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 111% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Gosport's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Gosport's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Gosport is forecast to be 84,975 in 2025 and 84,766 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