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 (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 50 people per km2 over the past decade.
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.
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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.
Hertsmere's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
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.
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