Population

The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) mid year population estimate for Peterborough local authority is 196,640 at mid 2015. The figure represents an increase of approximately 11,040 when compared to the 2011 mid year estimates.

2015 mid-year population estimate and 2015-Based Population and Dwelling Stock Forecasts 2015-2036

Key information;

  • population of Peterborough Unitary Authority was estimated to be 196,640 at mid 2015
  • population of Peterborough increased by 11,040 persons between mid 2011 and mid 2015
  • 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