The population of Halton is 128,577 according to mid-2021 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2023 population of Halton to be . In the year between mid-2020 and mid-2021, the population in Halton fell by an estimated 1,182 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2021, the population grew by 2,796. Compare population by area.
Halton's population growth rate between mid-2020 and mid-2021 was -0.9%, which is 1.2% lower than the average population growth rate in Halton for the ten years prior to mid-2021 (0.2%).
Halton covers an area of 79 square kilometres (31 square miles) and has a population density of 1,626 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2021. That figure has by people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Halton was 252, and net international migration into Halton was 124.
Halton's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Halton if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.7, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.3, led to population increases of 1,327 during the year, and Halton's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.8 resulted in a 1,394 population decrease. In total, a net 67 person natural decrease.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 404 in 2011 to a net 252 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 38 in 2011 to an inflow of 124 in 2021.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 408 people in 2011 to -67 in 2021.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 63% of the total change in population.
Halton's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2022.
Halton's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Halton is forecast to be 131,793 in 2025 and 133,472 in 2030.
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2022. Data sources: ONS Local statistics