The population of South Derbyshire is 109,516 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of South Derbyshire to be 114,169. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in South Derbyshire grew by an estimated 2,255 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 14,601. Compare population by area.
South Derbyshire's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 2.1%, which is 0.5% higher than the average population growth rate in South Derbyshire for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.6%).
South Derbyshire covers an area of 338 square kilometres (131 square miles) and has a population density of 324 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 43 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into South Derbyshire was 2,016, and net international migration into South Derbyshire was 98.
South Derbyshire's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in South Derbyshire if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.58, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.3, led to population increases of 1,107 during the year, and South Derbyshire's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.3 resulted in a 1,002 population decrease. In total, a net 105 person natural increase.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 537 in 2011 to a net 2,016 inflow. International migration has risen from a net outflow of 5 in 2011 to an inflow of 98 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 389 people in 2011 to 105 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 80% of the total change in population.
South Derbyshire's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
South Derbyshire's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of South Derbyshire is forecast to be 116,281 in 2025 and 122,769 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