Population

337,098

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Population Density

4,518 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

1.26%

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Area type

Unitary Authority

Land area

75 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.38

Birth rate

11.0

Death rate

7.8

internal migration

-0.6%

international migration

1.6%

The **population of Nottingham is 337,098** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Nottingham to be 345,653**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Nottingham grew by an estimated 4,198 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 33,199. Compare population by area.

Nottingham's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.3%, which is 0.1% higher than the average population growth rate in Nottingham for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.2%).

Nottingham covers an area of 75 square kilometres (29 square miles) and has a population density of 4,518 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 445 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Nottingham's population of 337,098 is equivalent to 0.6% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Nottingham is the 14th unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by total population.
- Nottingham's population growth rate of 1.26% is 0.79% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Nottingham is the 6th unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Nottingham's population density of 4,518 people per km
^{2}is 4,084 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Nottingham is the 6th Unitary Authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Nottingham was 2,137, and net international migration into Nottingham was 5,242.

Nottingham's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Nottingham if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.38, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 11.0, led to population increases of 3,666 during the year, and Nottingham's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 7.8 resulted in a 2,609 population decrease. In total, a net 1,057 person natural increase.

- Nottingham's fertility rate of 1.38 is 0.21 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Nottingham's birth rate of 11.0 births per thousand people is 0.3 higher than England's birth rate, and Nottingham's death rate or mortality rate of 7.8 people per thousand is 2.2 lower than England's death rate
- Nottingham's annual net international migration rate of 1.56% is above the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 605 in 2011 to a net 2,137 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 3,073 in 2011 to an inflow of 5,242 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 2,238 people in 2011 to 1,057 in 2020.

International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 88% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£34,189

Nottingham Salary

Average rent

£695

Rental Market of Nottingham

GDP

£ 12 billion

Nottingham Economy

Nottingham'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 | 337,098 | 1.26% | 4,518 |

2019 | 332,900 | 0.55% | 4,462 |

2018 | 331,069 | 0.56% | 4,437 |

2017 | 329,209 | 1.36% | 4,412 |

2016 | 324,779 | 1.83% | 4,353 |

2015 | 318,936 | 1.45% | 4,275 |

2014 | 314,385 | 1.20% | 4,214 |

2013 | 310,657 | 0.71% | 4,164 |

2012 | 308,463 | 1.50% | 4,134 |

2011 | 303,899 | 4,073 |

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

The population of Nottingham is forecast to be 339,025 in 2025 and 347,250 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 336,297 | 0.29% | 4,507 |

2024 | 337,511 | 0.36% | 4,523 |

2025 | 339,025 | 0.45% | 4,544 |

2026 | 340,725 | 0.50% | 4,567 |

2027 | 342,575 | 0.54% | 4,591 |

2028 | 344,184 | 0.47% | 4,613 |

2029 | 345,698 | 0.44% | 4,633 |

2030 | 347,250 | 0.45% | 4,654 |

2031 | 348,863 | 0.46% | 4,676 |

2032 | 350,090 | 0.35% | 4,692 |

2033 | 350,948 | 0.25% | 4,704 |

2034 | 351,656 | 0.20% | 4,713 |

2035 | 352,463 | 0.23% | 4,724 |

2036 | 353,131 | 0.19% | 4,733 |

2037 | 353,563 | 0.12% | 4,739 |

2038 | 353,679 | 0.03% | 4,740 |

2039 | 353,922 | 0.07% | 4,743 |

2040 | 354,342 | 0.12% | 4,749 |

2041 | 354,873 | 0.15% | 4,756 |

2042 | 355,464 | 0.17% | 4,764 |

2043 | 356,096 | 0.18% | 4,773 |

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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