The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid year population estimate for Peterborough local authority is 193,980 at mid 2015. The figure represents an increase of approximately 9,500 when compared to the 2011 mid year estimates.

2014 mid-year population estimate and 2014-Based Population and Dwelling Stock Forecasts 2014-2036

Key information;

  • population of Peterborough Unitary Authority was estimated to be 193,740 at mid 2014
  • population of Peterborough increased by 8,140 persons (3.3%) between mid 2011 and mid 2014. This exceeds growth experienced in the East of England (2.7%) and England (2.3%) as a whole
  • natural change (more births than deaths) appears to be the key driver of population growth, although migration was also a prominent factor

Please note that 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