Population

350,448

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Population Density

355 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.64%

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Area type

Unitary Authority

Land area

987 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.78

Birth rate

2.7

Death rate

1.8

internal migration

0.2%

international migration

0.3%

The **population of North Northamptonshire is 350,448** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of North Northamptonshire to be 354,931**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in North Northamptonshire grew by an estimated 2,220 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 32,489. Compare population by area.

North Northamptonshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.6%, which is 0.5% lower than the average population growth rate in North Northamptonshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.1%).

North Northamptonshire covers an area of 987 square kilometres (381 square miles) and has a population density of 355 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 33 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- North Northamptonshire's population of 350,448 is equivalent to 0.6% of England's 56,550,138 total population. North Northamptonshire is the 11th unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by total population.
- North Northamptonshire's population growth rate of 0.64% is 0.17% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. North Northamptonshire is the 15th unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- North Northamptonshire's population density of 355 people per km
^{2}is 79 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. North Northamptonshire is the 44th Unitary Authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into North Northamptonshire was 779, and net international migration into North Northamptonshire was 1,024.

North Northamptonshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in North Northamptonshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.78, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 2.7, led to population increases of 929 during the year, and North Northamptonshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 1.8 resulted in a 627 population decrease. In total, a net 302 person natural increase.

- North Northamptonshire's fertility rate of 1.78 is 0.19 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- North Northamptonshire's birth rate of 2.7 births per thousand people is 8.0 lower than England's birth rate, and North Northamptonshire's death rate or mortality rate of 1.8 people per thousand is 8.2 lower than England's death rate
- North Northamptonshire's annual net international migration rate of 0.29% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net inflow of 1,114 in 2011 to a net 779 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 558 in 2011 to an inflow of 1,024 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 416 people in 2011 to 302 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 49% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£32,583

North Northamptonshire Salary

Average rent

£714

Rental Market of North Northamptonshire

GDP

£ 8.5 billion

North Northamptonshire Economy

North Northamptonshire'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 | 350,448 | 0.64% | 355 |

2019 | 348,228 | 0.80% | 353 |

2018 | 345,477 | 1.06% | 350 |

2017 | 341,841 | 1.44% | 346 |

2016 | 336,991 | 1.58% | 342 |

2015 | 331,763 | 1.19% | 336 |

2014 | 327,856 | 1.19% | 332 |

2013 | 324,009 | 0.79% | 328 |

2012 | 321,483 | 1.11% | 326 |

2011 | 317,959 | 322 |

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

The population of North Northamptonshire is forecast to be 78,510 in 2025 and 82,444 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 76,608 | 1.36% | 78 |

2024 | 77,598 | 1.29% | 79 |

2025 | 78,510 | 1.17% | 80 |

2026 | 79,362 | 1.09% | 80 |

2027 | 80,187 | 1.04% | 81 |

2028 | 80,970 | 0.98% | 82 |

2029 | 81,725 | 0.93% | 83 |

2030 | 82,444 | 0.88% | 84 |

2031 | 83,138 | 0.84% | 84 |

2032 | 83,824 | 0.83% | 85 |

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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