The population of Wandsworth is 329,735 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Wandsworth to be 329,851. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Wandsworth grew by an estimated 58 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 22,025. Compare population by area.
Wandsworth's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.0%, which is 0.8% lower than the average population growth rate in Wandsworth for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.8%).
Wandsworth covers an area of 34 square kilometres (13 square miles) and has a population density of 9,624 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 643 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Wandsworth was 3,030, and net international migration into Wandsworth was 640.
Wandsworth's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Wandsworth if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.2, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 13.3, led to population increases of 4,394 during the year, and Wandsworth's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 5.4 resulted in a 1,780 population decrease. In total, a net 2,614 person natural increase.
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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net outflow of 261 in 2011 to a net 3,030 outflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 708 in 2011 to an inflow of 640 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 4,024 people in 2011 to 2,614 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 130% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).
Wandsworth's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Wandsworth's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Wandsworth is forecast to be 339,795 in 2025 and 344,799 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