Population

329,735

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Population Density

9,624 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.02%

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Area type

London Borough

Land area

34 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.20

Birth rate

13.3

Death rate

5.4

internal migration

-0.9%

international migration

0.2%

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 (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 643 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Wandsworth's population of 329,735 is equivalent to 0.6% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Wandsworth is the 8th london borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by total population.
- Wandsworth's population growth rate of 0.02% is 0.45% lower than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Wandsworth is the 23rd london borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Wandsworth's population density of 9,624 people per km
^{2}is 9,190 people per km^{2}higher than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Wandsworth is the 11th London Borough in England (of 33 total) when ordered by population density.

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.

- Wandsworth's fertility rate of 1.20 is 0.39 lower than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Wandsworth's birth rate of 13.3 births per thousand people is 2.6 higher than England's birth rate, and Wandsworth's death rate or mortality rate of 5.4 people per thousand is 4.6 lower than England's death rate
- Wandsworth's annual net international migration rate of 0.19% is below the English average of 0.4%

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).

Average salary

£36,655

Wandsworth Salary

Average rent

£1,902

Rental Market of Wandsworth

GDP

£ 9.1 billion

Wandsworth Economy

Wandsworth'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 | 329,735 | 0.02% | 9,624 |

2019 | 329,677 | 0.98% | 9,622 |

2018 | 326,474 | 1.00% | 9,528 |

2017 | 323,257 | 0.55% | 9,434 |

2016 | 321,497 | 0.63% | 9,383 |

2015 | 319,477 | 0.93% | 9,324 |

2014 | 316,536 | 1.10% | 9,238 |

2013 | 313,091 | 1.16% | 9,138 |

2012 | 309,497 | 0.58% | 9,033 |

2011 | 307,710 | 8,981 |

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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.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 337,451 | 0.47% | 9,849 |

2024 | 338,747 | 0.38% | 9,887 |

2025 | 339,795 | 0.31% | 9,917 |

2026 | 340,722 | 0.27% | 9,944 |

2027 | 341,661 | 0.28% | 9,972 |

2028 | 342,629 | 0.28% | 10,000 |

2029 | 343,660 | 0.30% | 10,030 |

2030 | 344,799 | 0.33% | 10,063 |

2031 | 346,047 | 0.36% | 10,100 |

2032 | 347,397 | 0.39% | 10,139 |

2033 | 348,855 | 0.42% | 10,182 |

2034 | 350,407 | 0.44% | 10,227 |

2035 | 352,031 | 0.46% | 10,274 |

2036 | 353,651 | 0.46% | 10,321 |

2037 | 355,230 | 0.45% | 10,368 |

2038 | 356,747 | 0.43% | 10,412 |

2039 | 358,211 | 0.41% | 10,455 |

2040 | 359,585 | 0.38% | 10,495 |

2041 | 360,819 | 0.34% | 10,531 |

2042 | 361,906 | 0.30% | 10,562 |

2043 | 362,879 | 0.27% | 10,591 |

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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