Population

113,067

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Population Density

401 people per km^{2}

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Population Growth

0.87%

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Area type

Non-metropolitan District

Land area

282 square kilometres

Fertility rate

1.62

Birth rate

7.8

Death rate

14.7

internal migration

1.4%

international migration

0.2%

The **population of Wyre is 113,067** according to mid-2020 population figures published by the ONS. Based on recent growth rates **we estimate the current 2022 population of Wyre to be 115,045**. In the year between mid-2019 and mid-2020, the population in Wyre grew by an estimated 976 people, and in the ten years prior to mid-2020, the population grew by 5,375. Compare population by area.

Wyre's population growth rate between mid-2019 and mid-2020 was 0.9%, which is 0.3% higher than the average population growth rate in Wyre for the ten years prior to mid-2020 (0.5%).

Wyre covers an area of 282 square kilometres (109 square miles) and has a population density of 401 people per square kilometre (km^{2}), based on the latest population estimates taken in mid-2020. That figure has increased by 19 people per km^{2} over the past decade.

- Wyre's population of 113,067 is equivalent to 0.2% of England's 56,550,138 total population. Wyre is the 90th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by total population.
- Wyre's population growth rate of 0.87% is 0.40% higher than England's current population growth rate of 0.47%. Wyre is the 44th non-metropolitan district in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population growth rate.
- Wyre's population density of 401 people per km
^{2}is 33 people per km^{2}lower than England's 434 people per km^{2}. Wyre is the 83rd Non-metropolitan District in England (of 181 total) when ordered by population density.

Between mid-2019 and mid-2020, net internal migration into Wyre was 1,538, and net international migration into Wyre was 199.

Wyre's fertility rate (the total number of children that would be born to the average woman in Wyre if she were to live to the end of her child-bearing years) of 1.62, and birth rate (the number of live births per thousand of population per year) of 7.8, led to population increases of 870 during the year, and Wyre's death rate or mortality rate (the number of deaths per thousand of population per year) of 14.7 resulted in a 1,645 population decrease. In total, a net 775 person natural decrease.

- Wyre's fertility rate of 1.62 is 0.03 higher than England's fertility rate of 1.59
- Wyre's birth rate of 7.8 births per thousand people is 2.9 lower than England's birth rate, and Wyre's death rate or mortality rate of 14.7 people per thousand is 4.7 higher than England's death rate
- Wyre's annual net international migration rate of 0.18% is below the English average of 0.4%

During the past decade, internal migration has risen from a net inflow of 457 in 2011 to a net 1,538 inflow. International migration has risen from a net inflow of 125 in 2011 to an inflow of 199 in 2020.

The natural increase in population, due to births and deaths, has fallen from an annual net increase of -391 people in 2011 to -775 in 2020.

Internal migration was the largest driver of population change over the past decade, representing circa 169% of the total change in population (over 100% as other factors were net outflows).

Average salary

£31,553

Wyre Salary

Average rent

£596

Rental Market of Wyre

GDP

£ 2.2 billion

Wyre Economy

Wyre'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 | 113,067 | 0.87% | 401 |

2019 | 112,091 | 0.78% | 397 |

2018 | 111,223 | 0.72% | 394 |

2017 | 110,426 | 0.39% | 391 |

2016 | 110,002 | 0.42% | 390 |

2015 | 109,546 | 0.88% | 388 |

2014 | 108,594 | 0.39% | 385 |

2013 | 108,167 | 0.33% | 383 |

2012 | 107,809 | 0.11% | 382 |

2011 | 107,692 | 382 |

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Wyre's forecast, population density, and population growth rate, over the next twenty years. Figures reported by the ONS in 2018.

The population of Wyre is forecast to be 115,263 in 2025 and 117,659 in 2030.

Year | Population | Growth rate | Population Density |
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2023 | 114,202 | 0.50% | 405 |

2024 | 114,740 | 0.47% | 407 |

2025 | 115,263 | 0.46% | 409 |

2026 | 115,755 | 0.43% | 410 |

2027 | 116,249 | 0.43% | 412 |

2028 | 116,741 | 0.42% | 414 |

2029 | 117,206 | 0.40% | 415 |

2030 | 117,659 | 0.39% | 417 |

2031 | 118,098 | 0.37% | 419 |

2032 | 118,514 | 0.35% | 420 |

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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