The population of Greenwich is 289,034 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Greenwich to be . In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Greenwich grew by an estimated 1,092 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 33,551. Compare population by area.
Greenwich's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.4%, which is 1.0% lower than the average population growth rate in Greenwich for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.4%).
Greenwich covers an area of 47 square kilometres (18 square miles) and has a population density of 6,106 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has by people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Greenwich was 2,757, and net international migration into Greenwich was 1,866.
Greenwich's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Greenwich 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 14.4, led to population increases of 4,141 during the year, and Greenwich's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 6.5 resulted in a 1,875 population decrease. In total, a net 2,266 person natural increase.
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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 1,299 in 2011 to a net 2,757 outflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 2,782 in 2011 to an inflow of 1,866 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 2,981 people in 2011 to 2,266 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 77% of the total change in population.
Greenwich's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Greenwich's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Greenwich is forecast to be 305,658 in 2025 and 314,926 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