Population

76,864

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Population Density

2,491 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.22%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

31 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.69

Birth rate

11.2

Death rate

9.7

internal migration

international migration

The **population of Tamworth is 76,864** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Tamworth to be **. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Tamworth grew by an estimated 168 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by -31. Compare population by area.

Tamworth's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.2%, which is 0.2% higher than the average population growth rate in Tamworth for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.0%).

Tamworth covers an area of 31 square kilometres (12 square miles) and has a population density of 2,491 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has by people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Tamworth's population of 76,864 is equivalent to 0.1% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Tamworth is the 164th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Tamworth's population growth rate of 0.22% is 0.25% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Tamworth is the 128th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Tamworth's population density of 2,491 people per km
^{2}is 2,057 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Tamworth is the 16th Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Tamworth was 61, and net international migration into Tamworth was 110.

Tamworth's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Tamworth if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.69, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 11.2, led to population increases of 859 during the year, and Tamworth's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.7 resulted in a 741 population decrease. In total, a net 118 person natural increase.

- Tamworth's fertility rate of 1.69 is 0.10 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Tamworth's birth rate of 11.2 births per thousand people is 0.5 higher than England's birth rate, and Tamworth's death rate or mortality rate of 9.7 people per thousand is 0.3 lower than England's death rate
- Tamworth's annual net international migration rate of 0.14% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net outflow of 232 in 2011 to a net 61 outflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 57 in 2011 to an inflow of 110 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 458 people in 2011 to 118 in 2020.

Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 1,442% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£30,258

Tamworth Salary

Average rent

£725

Rental Market of Tamworth

GDP

£ 1.9 billion

Tamworth Economy

Tamworth'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 | 76,864 | 0.22% | |

2019 | 76,696 | 0.02% | |

2018 | 76,678 | 0.20% | |

2017 | 76,527 | -0.63% | |

2016 | 77,010 | -0.13% | |

2015 | 77,108 | 0.10% | |

2014 | 77,032 | -0.08% | |

2013 | 77,096 | -0.01% | |

2012 | 77,105 | 0.27% | |

2011 | 76,895 |

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

The population of Tamworth is forecast to be 76,107 in 2025 and 75,840 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 76,231 | -0.10% | 2,471 |

2024 | 76,167 | -0.08% | 2,469 |

2025 | 76,107 | -0.08% | 2,467 |

2026 | 76,042 | -0.09% | 2,465 |

2027 | 75,982 | -0.08% | 2,463 |

2028 | 75,926 | -0.07% | 2,461 |

2029 | 75,880 | -0.06% | 2,460 |

2030 | 75,840 | -0.05% | 2,458 |

2031 | 75,802 | -0.05% | 2,457 |

2032 | 75,779 | -0.03% | 2,456 |

2033 | 75,774 | -0.01% | 2,456 |

2034 | 75,785 | 0.01% | 2,456 |

2035 | 75,796 | 0.01% | 2,457 |

2036 | 75,826 | 0.04% | 2,458 |

2037 | 75,882 | 0.07% | 2,460 |

2038 | 75,961 | 0.10% | 2,462 |

2039 | 76,050 | 0.12% | 2,465 |

2040 | 76,148 | 0.13% | 2,468 |

2041 | 76,253 | 0.14% | 2,472 |

2042 | 76,365 | 0.15% | 2,475 |

2043 | 76,482 | 0.15% | 2,479 |

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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