The population of South Holland is 95,857 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of South Holland to be 97,555. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in South Holland grew by an estimated 838 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 7,467. Compare population by area.
South Holland's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.9%, which is 0.0% lower than the average population growth rate in South Holland for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.9%).
South Holland covers an area of 751 square kilometres (290 square miles) and has a population density of 128 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 10 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into South Holland was 673, and net international migration into South Holland was 466.
South Holland's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in South Holland if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.66, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.1, led to population increases of 862 during the year, and South Holland's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 12.3 resulted in a 1,169 population decrease. In total, a net 307 person natural decrease.
During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 171 in 2011 to a net 673 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 476 in 2011 to an inflow of 466 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -32 people in 2011 to -307 in 2020.
International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 69% of the total change in population.
South Holland's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
South Holland's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of South Holland is forecast to be 100,043 in 2025 and 103,376 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