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 77,201. 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 (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has decreased by 1 people per km2 over the past decade.
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.
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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).
Tamworth's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
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.
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