Population

355,266

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Population Density

9,814 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.60%

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Area type

London Borough

Land area

36 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.85

Birth rate

15.5

Death rate

4.8

internal migration

-2.4%

international migration

1.9%

The **population of Newham is 355,266** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Newham to be 359,569**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Newham grew by an estimated 2,132 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 44,806. Compare population by area.

Newham's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.6%, which is 0.9% lower than the average population growth rate in Newham for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.5%).

Newham covers an area of 36 square kilometres (14 square miles) and has a population density of 9,814 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 1,238 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Newham's population of 355,266 is equivalent to 0.6% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Newham is the 3rd london borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by total population.
- Newham's population growth rate of 0.60% is 0.14% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Newham is the 10th london borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Newham's population density of 9,814 people per km
^{2}is 9,380 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Newham is the 10th London Borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Newham was 8,407, and net international migration into Newham was 6,674.

Newham's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Newham if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.85, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 15.5, led to population increases of 5,484 during the year, and Newham's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 4.8 resulted in a 1,684 population decrease. In total, a net 3,800 person natural increase.

- Newham's fertility rate of 1.85 is 0.26 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Newham's birth rate of 15.5 births per thousand people is 4.8 higher than England's birth rate, and Newham's death rate or mortality rate of 4.8 people per thousand is 5.2 lower than England's death rate
- Newham's annual net international migration rate of 1.88% is above the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 7,428 in 2011 to a net 8,407 outflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 12,201 in 2011 to an inflow of 6,674 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 5,131 people in 2011 to 3,800 in 2020.

International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 168% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£42,012

Newham Salary

Average rent

£1,510

Rental Market of Newham

GDP

£ 8 billion

Newham Economy

Newham'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 | 355,266 | 0.60% | 9,814 |

2019 | 353,134 | 0.32% | 9,755 |

2018 | 352,005 | 1.15% | 9,723 |

2017 | 347,996 | 1.01% | 9,613 |

2016 | 344,533 | 2.46% | 9,517 |

2015 | 336,254 | 2.50% | 9,288 |

2014 | 328,066 | 2.05% | 9,062 |

2013 | 321,465 | 1.63% | 8,880 |

2012 | 316,295 | 1.88% | 8,737 |

2011 | 310,460 | 8,576 |

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

The population of Newham is forecast to be 368,553 in 2025 and 375,003 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 365,900 | 0.52% | 10,107 |

2024 | 367,386 | 0.41% | 10,148 |

2025 | 368,553 | 0.32% | 10,181 |

2026 | 369,745 | 0.32% | 10,213 |

2027 | 370,974 | 0.33% | 10,247 |

2028 | 372,257 | 0.35% | 10,283 |

2029 | 373,608 | 0.36% | 10,320 |

2030 | 375,003 | 0.37% | 10,359 |

2031 | 376,410 | 0.38% | 10,398 |

2032 | 377,846 | 0.38% | 10,437 |

2033 | 379,323 | 0.39% | 10,478 |

2034 | 380,839 | 0.40% | 10,520 |

2035 | 382,374 | 0.40% | 10,562 |

2036 | 383,914 | 0.40% | 10,605 |

2037 | 385,459 | 0.40% | 10,648 |

2038 | 386,996 | 0.40% | 10,690 |

2039 | 388,507 | 0.39% | 10,732 |

2040 | 389,967 | 0.38% | 10,772 |

2041 | 391,359 | 0.36% | 10,811 |

2042 | 392,675 | 0.34% | 10,847 |

2043 | 393,916 | 0.32% | 10,881 |

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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