The population of South Norfolk is 143,066 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of South Norfolk to be 147,540. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in South Norfolk grew by an estimated 2,186 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 18,571. Compare population by area.
South Norfolk's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 1.6%, which is 0.0% lower than the average population growth rate in South Norfolk for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.6%).
South Norfolk covers an area of 908 square kilometres (350 square miles) and has a population density of 158 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 20 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into South Norfolk was 2,345, and net international migration into South Norfolk was 114.
South Norfolk's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in South Norfolk 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 8.5, led to population increases of 1,204 during the year, and South Norfolk's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.5 resulted in a 1,473 population decrease. In total, a net 269 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 1,453 in 2011 to a net 2,345 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 190 in 2011 to an inflow of 114 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 -269 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 96% of the total change in population.
South Norfolk's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
South Norfolk's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of South Norfolk is forecast to be 153,289 in 2025 and 161,428 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