Population

108,737

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Population Density

133 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

-0.02%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

816 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.72

Birth rate

8.2

Death rate

14.5

internal migration

0.4%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of Scarborough is 108,737** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Scarborough to be 108,697**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Scarborough grew by an estimated -20 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 2. Compare population by area.

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

Scarborough covers an area of 816 square kilometres (315 square miles) and has a population density of 133 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.

- Scarborough's population of 108,737 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Scarborough is the 99th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Scarborough's population growth rate of -0.02% is 0.49% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Scarborough is the 154th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Scarborough's population density of 133 people per km
^{2}is 301 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Scarborough is the 153rd Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Scarborough was 462, and net international migration into Scarborough was 197.

Scarborough's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Scarborough if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.72, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 8.2, led to population increases of 891 during the year, and Scarborough's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 14.5 resulted in a 1,574 population decrease. In total, a net 683 person natural decrease.

- Scarborough's fertility rate of 1.72 is 0.13 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Scarborough's birth rate of 8.2 births per thousand people is 2.5 lower than England's birth rate, and Scarborough's death rate or mortality rate of 14.5 people per thousand is 4.5 higher than England's death rate
- Scarborough's annual net international migration rate of 0.18% 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 301 in 2011 to a net 462 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 169 in 2011 to an inflow of 197 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -257 people in 2011 to -683 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa -417% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£28,870

Scarborough Salary

Average rent

£572

Rental Market of Scarborough

GDP

£ 2.5 billion

Scarborough Economy

Scarborough'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 | 108,737 | -0.02% | 133 |

2019 | 108,757 | 0.02% | 133 |

2018 | 108,736 | 0.34% | 133 |

2017 | 108,370 | 0.20% | 133 |

2016 | 108,157 | 0.06% | 132 |

2015 | 108,089 | -0.06% | 132 |

2014 | 108,152 | -0.16% | 132 |

2013 | 108,330 | -0.31% | 133 |

2012 | 108,662 | -0.07% | 133 |

2011 | 108,735 | 133 |

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

The population of Scarborough is forecast to be 110,965 in 2025 and 112,216 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 110,386 | 0.27% | 135 |

2024 | 110,682 | 0.27% | 136 |

2025 | 110,965 | 0.26% | 136 |

2026 | 111,234 | 0.24% | 136 |

2027 | 111,496 | 0.24% | 137 |

2028 | 111,746 | 0.22% | 137 |

2029 | 111,994 | 0.22% | 137 |

2030 | 112,216 | 0.20% | 137 |

2031 | 112,411 | 0.17% | 138 |

2032 | 112,616 | 0.18% | 138 |

2033 | 112,818 | 0.18% | 138 |

2034 | 112,993 | 0.15% | 138 |

2035 | 113,166 | 0.15% | 139 |

2036 | 113,328 | 0.14% | 139 |

2037 | 113,494 | 0.15% | 139 |

2038 | 113,665 | 0.15% | 139 |

2039 | 113,832 | 0.15% | 139 |

2040 | 113,994 | 0.14% | 140 |

2041 | 114,155 | 0.14% | 140 |

2042 | 114,317 | 0.14% | 140 |

2043 | 114,477 | 0.14% | 140 |

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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