The population of Rushcliffe is 121,416 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Rushcliffe to be 126,006. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Rushcliffe grew by an estimated 2,232 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 10,168. Compare population by area.
Rushcliffe's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.9%, which is 0.9% higher than the average population growth rate in Rushcliffe for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.0%).
Rushcliffe covers an area of 409 square kilometres (158 square miles) and has a population density of 297 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 25 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Rushcliffe was 2,117, and net international migration into Rushcliffe was 295.
Rushcliffe's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Rushcliffe if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.42, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.7, led to population increases of 1,037 during the year, and Rushcliffe's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.8 resulted in a 1,169 population decrease. In total, a net 132 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 219 in 2011 to a net 2,117 inflow. International migration has risen from a net outflow of 43 in 2011 to an inflow of 295 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 152 people in 2011 to -132 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 83% of the total change in population.
Rushcliffe's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Rushcliffe's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Rushcliffe is forecast to be 126,612 in 2025 and 131,626 in 2030.
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