Population

53,732

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Population Density

41 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.00%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

1,319 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.62

Birth rate

7.6

Death rate

10.7

internal migration

-0.2%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of Richmondshire is 53,732** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Richmondshire to be 53,736**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Richmondshire grew by an estimated 2 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 445. Compare population by area.

Richmondshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.0%, which is 0.1% lower than the average population growth rate in Richmondshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.1%).

Richmondshire covers an area of 1,319 square kilometres (509 square miles) and has a population density of 41 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 0 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Richmondshire's population of 53,732 is equivalent to 0.1% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Richmondshire is the 180th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Richmondshire's population growth rate of 0.00% is 0.46% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Richmondshire is the 152nd non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Richmondshire's population density of 41 people per km
^{2}is 393 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Richmondshire is the 179th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Richmondshire was 87, and net international migration into Richmondshire was 123.

Richmondshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Richmondshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.62, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 7.6, led to population increases of 409 during the year, and Richmondshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.7 resulted in a 573 population decrease. In total, a net 164 person natural decrease.

- Richmondshire's fertility rate of 1.62 is 0.03 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Richmondshire's birth rate of 7.6 births per thousand people is 3.1 lower than England's birth rate, and Richmondshire's death rate or mortality rate of 10.7 people per thousand is 0.7 higher than England's death rate
- Richmondshire's annual net international migration rate of 0.23% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 161 in 2011 to a net 87 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 44 in 2011 to an inflow of 123 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 67 people in 2011 to -164 in 2020.

International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa -184% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£35,111

Richmondshire Salary

Average rent

£606

Rental Market of Richmondshire

GDP

£ 1.1 billion

Richmondshire Economy

Richmondshire'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 | 53,732 | 0.00% | 41 |

2019 | 53,730 | 0.91% | 41 |

2018 | 53,244 | -0.85% | 40 |

2017 | 53,699 | -0.33% | 41 |

2016 | 53,876 | 2.49% | 41 |

2015 | 52,565 | -0.47% | 40 |

2014 | 52,812 | -2.01% | 40 |

2013 | 53,897 | 0.17% | 41 |

2012 | 53,808 | 0.98% | 41 |

2011 | 53,287 | 40 |

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

The population of Richmondshire is forecast to be 52,957 in 2025 and 52,717 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 53,025 | -0.10% | 40 |

2024 | 52,985 | -0.08% | 40 |

2025 | 52,957 | -0.05% | 40 |

2026 | 52,910 | -0.09% | 40 |

2027 | 52,865 | -0.08% | 40 |

2028 | 52,819 | -0.09% | 40 |

2029 | 52,762 | -0.11% | 40 |

2030 | 52,717 | -0.09% | 40 |

2031 | 52,667 | -0.09% | 40 |

2032 | 52,623 | -0.09% | 40 |

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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