Population

197,030

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Population Density

961 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

-0.20%

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Area type

Unitary Authority

Land area

205 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.57

Birth rate

10.2

Death rate

10.3

internal migration

international migration

The **population of Stockton-on-Tees is 197,030** according to mid-2021 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2023 population of Stockton-on-Tees to be . In the year between mid-2020 and mid-2021, the population in Stockton-on-Tees fell by an estimated 389 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2021, the population grew by 4,543. Compare population by area.

Stockton-on-Tees's population growth rate between mid-2020 and mid-2021 was -0.2%, which is 0.5% lower than the average population growth rate in Stockton-on-Tees for the ten years prior to mid-2021 (0.3%).

Stockton-on-Tees covers an area of 205 square kilometres (79 square miles) and has a population density of 961 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2021. That figure has by people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Stockton-on-Tees's population of 197,030 is equivalent to 0.3% of England's 56,536,419 total population. Stockton-on-Tees is the 34th unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by total population.
- Stockton-on-Tees's population growth rate of -0.20% is 0.53% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.33%. Stockton-on-Tees is the 41st unitary authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Stockton-on-Tees's population density of 961 people per km
^{2}is 526 people per km^{2}higher than England's 435 people per km^{2}. Stockton-on-Tees is the 28th Unitary Authority in England (of 59 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Stockton-on-Tees was 759, and net international migration into Stockton-on-Tees was 911.

Stockton-on-Tees's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Stockton-on-Tees if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.57, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.2, led to population increases of 2,021 during the year, and Stockton-on-Tees's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.3 resulted in a 2,033 population decrease. In total, a net 12 person natural decrease.

- Stockton-on-Tees's fertility rate of 1.57 is 0.05 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.62
- Stockton-on-Tees's birth rate of 10.2 births per thousand people is 0.5 lower than England's birth rate, and Stockton-on-Tees's death rate or mortality rate of 10.3 people per thousand is 0.3 higher than England's death rate
- Stockton-on-Tees's annual net international migration rate of 0.46% is above the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 368 in 2011 to a net 759 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 112 in 2011 to an inflow of 911 in 2021.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 839 people in 2011 to -12 in 2021.

International migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 99% of the total change in population.

Average salary

£35,120

Stockton-on-Tees Salary

Average rent

£579

Rental Market of Stockton-on-Tees

GDP

£ 5.6 billion

Stockton-on-Tees Economy

Stockton-on-Tees's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.

Figures reported by the ONS in 2022.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2021 | 197,030 | -0.20% | |

2020 | 197,419 | 0.04% | |

2019 | 197,348 | 0.07% | |

2018 | 197,213 | 0.37% | |

2017 | 196,487 | 0.27% | |

2016 | 195,958 | 0.43% | |

2015 | 195,128 | 0.36% | |

2014 | 194,423 | 0.51% | |

2013 | 193,433 | 0.49% | |

2012 | 192,487 |

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

The population of Stockton-on-Tees is forecast to be 199,978 in 2025 and 200,444 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 199,465 | 973 | |

2024 | 199,757 | 0.15% | 975 |

2025 | 199,978 | 0.11% | 976 |

2026 | 200,153 | 0.09% | 977 |

2027 | 200,277 | 0.06% | 977 |

2028 | 200,364 | 0.04% | 978 |

2029 | 200,418 | 0.03% | 978 |

2030 | 200,444 | 0.01% | 978 |

2031 | 200,453 | 0.00% | 978 |

2032 | 200,459 | 0.00% | 978 |

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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 2022. Data sources: ONS Local statistics