The population of Uttlesford is 92,759 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Uttlesford to be 95,781. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Uttlesford grew by an estimated 1,475 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 12,727. Compare population by area.
Uttlesford'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 Uttlesford for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (1.7%).
Uttlesford covers an area of 641 square kilometres (248 square miles) and has a population density of 145 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 Uttlesford was 1,248, and net international migration into Uttlesford was 75.
Uttlesford's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Uttlesford if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.59, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 10.1, led to population increases of 926 during the year, and Uttlesford's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 8.7 resulted in a 796 population decrease. In total, a net 130 person natural increase.
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During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 985 in 2011 to a net 1,248 inflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 127 in 2011 to an inflow of 75 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 282 people in 2011 to 130 in 2020.
Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 78% of the total change in population.
Uttlesford's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Uttlesford's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Uttlesford is forecast to be 96,781 in 2025 and 100,921 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