The population of Trafford is 237,579 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Trafford to be 238,030. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Trafford grew by an estimated 225 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 10,488. Compare population by area.
Trafford's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.1%, which is 0.4% lower than the average population growth rate in Trafford for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.5%).
Trafford covers an area of 106 square kilometres (41 square miles) and has a population density of 2,240 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 99 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Trafford was 231, and net international migration into Trafford was 281.
Trafford's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Trafford if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.61, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.1, led to population increases of 2,394 during the year, and Trafford's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 9.5 resulted in a 2,265 population decrease. In total, a net 129 person natural increase.
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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net inflow of 160 in 2011 to a net 231 outflow. International migration has risen from a net outflow of 107 in 2011 to an inflow of 281 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 1,013 people in 2011 to 129 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 66% of the total change in population.
Trafford's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Trafford's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Trafford is forecast to be 244,303 in 2025 and 248,396 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