The population of Warrington is 209,397 according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates we estimate the current 2022 population of Warrington to be 208,168. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Warrington grew by an estimated -617 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 6,688. Compare population by area.
Warrington's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was -0.3%, which is 0.7% lower than the average population growth rate in Warrington for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.4%).
Warrington covers an area of 181 square kilometres (70 square miles) and has a population density of 1,159 people per square kilometre (km2), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 37 people per km2 over the past decade.
Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration out of Warrington was 321, and net international migration into Warrington was 10.
Warrington's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Warrington if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.56, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 9.8, led to population increases of 2,051 during the year, and Warrington's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 10.5 resulted in a 2,204 population decrease. In total, a net 153 person natural decrease.
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During the past decade, internal migration has fallen from a net inflow of 645 in 2011 to a net 321 outflow. International migration has fallen from a net inflow of 287 in 2011 to an inflow of 10 in 2020.
The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of 739 people in 2011 to -153 in 2020.
Births and deaths was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 45% of the total change in population.
Warrington's population, population density, and population growth rate, over the past decade.
Figures reported by the ONS in 2021.
Warrington's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.
The population of Warrington is forecast to be 212,703 in 2025 and 213,964 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