Population

172,748

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Population Density

204 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.26%

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Area type

Unitary Authority

Land area

846 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.63

Birth rate

9.2

Death rate

10.5

internal migration

0.1%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of North Lincolnshire is 172,748** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of North Lincolnshire to be 173,664**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in North Lincolnshire grew by an estimated 456 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,232. Compare population by area.

North Lincolnshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.3%, which is 0.1% lower than the average population growth rate in North Lincolnshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.3%).

North Lincolnshire covers an area of 846 square kilometres (327 square miles) and has a population density of 204 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 6 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- North Lincolnshire's population of 172,748 is equivalent to 0.3% of England's 56,550,138 total population. North Lincolnshire is the 42nd unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by total population.
- North Lincolnshire's population growth rate of 0.26% is 0.20% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. North Lincolnshire is the 32nd unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- North Lincolnshire's population density of 204 people per km
^{2}is 230 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. North Lincolnshire is the 50th Unitary Authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into North Lincolnshire was 204, and net international migration into North Lincolnshire was 422.

North Lincolnshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in North Lincolnshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.63, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.2, led to population increases of 1,582 during the year, and North Lincolnshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.5 resulted in a 1,807 population decrease. In total, a net 225 person natural decrease.

- North Lincolnshire's fertility rate of 1.63 is 0.04 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- North Lincolnshire's birth rate of 9.2 births per thousand people is 1.5 lower than England's birth rate, and North Lincolnshire's death rate or mortality rate of 10.5 people per thousand is 0.5 higher than England's death rate
- North Lincolnshire's annual net international migration rate of 0.24% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 277 in 2011 to a net 204 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 457 in 2011 to an inflow of 422 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 287 people in 2011 to -225 in 2020.

International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 84% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£34,021

North Lincolnshire Salary

Average rent

£520

Rental Market of North Lincolnshire

GDP

£ 5.1 billion

North Lincolnshire Economy

North Lincolnshire'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 | 172,748 | 0.26% | 204 |

2019 | 172,292 | 0.17% | 204 |

2018 | 172,005 | 0.42% | 203 |

2017 | 171,294 | 0.29% | 202 |

2016 | 170,807 | 0.57% | 202 |

2015 | 169,843 | 0.37% | 201 |

2014 | 169,213 | 0.29% | 200 |

2013 | 168,716 | 0.22% | 199 |

2012 | 168,351 | 0.50% | 199 |

2011 | 167,516 | 198 |

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

The population of North Lincolnshire is forecast to be 175,145 in 2025 and 176,052 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 174,548 | 0.23% | 206 |

2024 | 174,881 | 0.19% | 207 |

2025 | 175,145 | 0.15% | 207 |

2026 | 175,377 | 0.13% | 207 |

2027 | 175,572 | 0.11% | 207 |

2028 | 175,743 | 0.10% | 208 |

2029 | 175,902 | 0.09% | 208 |

2030 | 176,052 | 0.09% | 208 |

2031 | 176,201 | 0.08% | 208 |

2032 | 176,340 | 0.08% | 208 |

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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