Population

The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid year population estimate for Peterborough local authority is 202,110 at mid 2017. The figure represents an increase of approximately 16,510 when compared to the 2011 mid year estimates.

2017 mid-year population estimate and 2017-Based Population and Dwelling Stock Forecasts 2017-2036

Key information;

  • population of Peterborough Unitary Authority was estimated to be 202,110  at mid 2017
  • population of Peterborough increased by 16,510  persons between mid 2011 and mid 2017
  • 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.

An interactive view of the Peterborough population data is available via the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Atlas.

Further population data is also available from the 2011 Census

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