Population

110,650

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Population Density

315 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

1.57%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

351 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.70

Birth rate

10.8

Death rate

10.0

internal migration

1.2%

international migration

0.3%

The **population of Rugby is 110,650** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Rugby to be 114,161**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Rugby grew by an estimated 1,715 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 10,154. Compare population by area.

Rugby's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.6%, which is 0.5% higher than the average population growth rate in Rugby for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.1%).

Rugby covers an area of 351 square kilometres (136 square miles) and has a population density of 315 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 29 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Rugby's population of 110,650 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Rugby is the 96th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Rugby's population growth rate of 1.57% is 1.11% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Rugby is the 8th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Rugby's population density of 315 people per km
^{2}is 119 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Rugby is the 101st Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Rugby was 1,349, and net international migration into Rugby was 280.

Rugby's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Rugby if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.7, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.8, led to population increases of 1,175 during the year, and Rugby's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.0 resulted in a 1,092 population decrease. In total, a net 83 person natural increase.

- Rugby's fertility rate of 1.70 is 0.11 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Rugby's birth rate of 10.8 births per thousand people is 0.1 higher than England's birth rate, and Rugby's death rate or mortality rate of 10.0 people per thousand is 0.0 higher than England's death rate
- Rugby's annual net international migration rate of 0.25% is below the English average of 0.4%

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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 640 in 2011 to a net 1,349 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 192 in 2011 to an inflow of 280 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 370 people in 2011 to 83 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 43% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£43,757

Rugby Salary

Average rent

£728

Rental Market of Rugby

GDP

£ 3.4 billion

Rugby Economy

Rugby'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 | 110,650 | 1.57% | 315 |

2019 | 108,935 | 1.62% | 310 |

2018 | 107,194 | 0.79% | 305 |

2017 | 106,350 | 1.01% | 303 |

2016 | 105,291 | 0.80% | 300 |

2015 | 104,455 | 1.23% | 297 |

2014 | 103,189 | 1.35% | 294 |

2013 | 101,819 | 0.78% | 290 |

2012 | 101,030 | 0.53% | 288 |

2011 | 100,496 | 286 |

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

The population of Rugby is forecast to be 113,691 in 2025 and 117,290 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 112,015 | 0.81% | 319 |

2024 | 112,882 | 0.77% | 321 |

2025 | 113,691 | 0.72% | 324 |

2026 | 114,452 | 0.67% | 326 |

2027 | 115,187 | 0.64% | 328 |

2028 | 115,894 | 0.61% | 330 |

2029 | 116,625 | 0.63% | 332 |

2030 | 117,290 | 0.57% | 334 |

2031 | 117,947 | 0.56% | 336 |

2032 | 118,619 | 0.57% | 338 |

2033 | 119,299 | 0.57% | 340 |

2034 | 119,980 | 0.57% | 342 |

2035 | 120,654 | 0.56% | 344 |

2036 | 121,350 | 0.58% | 346 |

2037 | 122,062 | 0.59% | 348 |

2038 | 122,809 | 0.61% | 350 |

2039 | 123,556 | 0.61% | 352 |

2040 | 124,302 | 0.60% | 354 |

2041 | 125,047 | 0.60% | 356 |

2042 | 125,790 | 0.59% | 358 |

2043 | 126,528 | 0.59% | 360 |

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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