The population of Mid Suffolk is 104,857 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Mid Suffolk to be 106,808. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Mid Suffolk grew by an estimated 962 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 7,781. Compare population by area.
Mid Suffolk's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.9%, which is 0.1% higher than the average population growth rate in Mid Suffolk for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.9%).
Mid Suffolk covers an area of 871 square kilometres (336 square miles) and has a population density of 120 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 9 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Mid Suffolk was 1,224, and net international migration into Mid Suffolk was 62.
Mid Suffolk's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Mid Suffolk if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.56, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.4, led to population increases of 873 during the year, and Mid Suffolk's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 11.0 resulted in a 1,142 population decrease. In total, a net 269 person natural decrease.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 415 in 2011 to a net 1,224 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 30 in 2011 to an inflow of 62 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 129 people in 2011 to -269 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 101% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Mid Suffolk's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Mid Suffolk's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Mid Suffolk is forecast to be 107,677 in 2025 and 110,281 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