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The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid year population estimate for Peterborough local authority is 216,300 at mid 2021. The figure represents an increase of approximately 31,800 when compared to the 2011 mid year estimates.

Further population data is also available from the Census 2021 page

Key information

  • Population of Peterborough Unitary Authority was estimated to be 216,300 at mid 2021
  • Population of Peterborough increased by 31,800 persons between mid 2011 and mid 2021
  • 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.