The population of Redcar and Cleveland is 136,616 according to mid-2021 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2023 population of Redcar and Cleveland to be 137,000. In the year between mid-2020 and mid-2021, the population in Redcar and Cleveland fell by an estimated 612 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2021, the population grew by 1,640. Compare population by area.
Redcar and Cleveland's population growth rate between mid-2020 and mid-2021 was -0.4%, which is 0.6% lower than the average population growth rate in Redcar and Cleveland for the ten years prior to mid-2021 (0.1%).
Redcar and Cleveland covers an area of 245 square kilometres (95 square miles) and has a population density of 558 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2021. That figure has increased by 7 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Redcar and Cleveland was 249, and net international migration into Redcar and Cleveland was 248.
Redcar and Cleveland's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Redcar and Cleveland if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.65, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.4, led to population increases of 1,295 during the year, and Redcar and Cleveland's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 12.8 resulted in a 1,750 population decrease. In total, a net 455 person natural decrease.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 467 in 2011 to a net 249 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 5 in 2011 to an inflow of 248 in 2021.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 260 people in 2011 to -455 in 2021.
International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 72% of the total change in population.
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Redcar and Cleveland's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2022.
Redcar and Cleveland's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Redcar and Cleveland is forecast to be 139,860 in 2025 and 140,954 in 2030.
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2022. Data sources: ONS Local statistics