The population of Malvern Hills is 79,445 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Malvern Hills to be 80,960. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Malvern Hills grew by an estimated 747 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 4,739. Compare population by area.
Malvern Hills's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.9%, which is 0.3% higher than the average population growth rate in Malvern Hills for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.7%).
Malvern Hills covers an area of 577 square kilometres (223 square miles) and has a population density of 138 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 8 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Malvern Hills was 1,012, and net international migration into Malvern Hills was 298.
Malvern Hills's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Malvern Hills if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.47, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 6.9, led to population increases of 540 during the year, and Malvern Hills's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 14.3 resulted in a 1,126 population decrease. In total, a net 586 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 460 in 2011 to a net 1,012 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 74 in 2011 to an inflow of 298 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -315 people in 2011 to -586 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 144% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Malvern Hills's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Malvern Hills's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Malvern Hills is forecast to be 83,277 in 2025 and 86,370 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