The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid year population estimate for Peterborough local authority is 204,910 at mid 2020. The figure represents an increase of approximately 19,300 when compared to the 2011 mid year estimates.

Further population data is also available from the 2011 Census. 

Key information

  • Population of Peterborough Unitary Authority was estimated to be 204,910 at mid 2020
  • Population of Peterborough increased by 19,300 persons between mid 2011 and mid 2020
  • Natural change (more births than deaths) appears to be the key driver of population growth, although migration was also a prominent factor

Please note: all figures reported are rounded and therefore may not sum accurately.