Population

105,471

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Population Density

1,043 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.53%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

101 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.77

Birth rate

11.4

Death rate

11.2

internal migration

0.5%

international migration

0.0%

The **population of Hertsmere is 105,471** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Hertsmere to be 106,584**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Hertsmere grew by an estimated 552 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,092. Compare population by area.

Hertsmere's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.5%, which is 0.0% lower than the average population growth rate in Hertsmere for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.6%).

Hertsmere covers an area of 101 square kilometres (39 square miles) and has a population density of 1,043 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 50 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Hertsmere's population of 105,471 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Hertsmere is the 103rd non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Hertsmere's population growth rate of 0.53% is 0.06% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Hertsmere is the 84th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Hertsmere's population density of 1,043 people per km
^{2}is 609 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Hertsmere is the 47th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Hertsmere was 547, and net international migration out of Hertsmere was 13.

Hertsmere's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Hertsmere if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.77, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 11.4, led to population increases of 1,191 during the year, and Hertsmere's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.2 resulted in a 1,174 population decrease. In total, a net 17 person natural increase.

- Hertsmere's fertility rate of 1.77 is 0.18 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Hertsmere's birth rate of 11.4 births per thousand people is 0.7 higher than England's birth rate, and Hertsmere's death rate or mortality rate of 11.2 people per thousand is 1.2 higher than England's death rate
- Hertsmere's annual net international migration rate of -0.01% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 532 in 2011 to a net 547 inflow. International migration has risen from a net outflow of 25 in 2011 to an outflow of 13 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 467 people in 2011 to 17 in 2020.

Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 60% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£42,529

Hertsmere Salary

Average rent

£1,325

Rental Market of Hertsmere

GDP

£ 4.8 billion

Hertsmere Economy

Hertsmere's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.

Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2020 | 105,471 | 0.53% | 1,043 |

2019 | 104,919 | 0.69% | 1,037 |

2018 | 104,205 | 0.17% | 1,030 |

2017 | 104,031 | 0.31% | 1,029 |

2016 | 103,705 | 0.53% | 1,025 |

2015 | 103,157 | 0.60% | 1,020 |

2014 | 102,540 | 1.08% | 1,014 |

2013 | 101,449 | 0.55% | 1,003 |

2012 | 100,895 | 0.51% | 998 |

2011 | 100,379 | 993 |

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Hertsmere's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.

The population of Hertsmere is forecast to be 106,125 in 2025 and 106,684 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 105,723 | 0.24% | 1,045 |

2024 | 105,957 | 0.22% | 1,048 |

2025 | 106,125 | 0.16% | 1,049 |

2026 | 106,279 | 0.15% | 1,051 |

2027 | 106,367 | 0.08% | 1,052 |

2028 | 106,468 | 0.09% | 1,053 |

2029 | 106,586 | 0.11% | 1,054 |

2030 | 106,684 | 0.09% | 1,055 |

2031 | 106,764 | 0.07% | 1,056 |

2032 | 106,893 | 0.12% | 1,057 |

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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