Census shows Peterborough population is one of the UK’s fastest growing
Peterborough’s population is one of the fastest growing in the UK, data just published from the 2021 Census has revealed.
A 17.5% rise over the past ten years means that the City is now home to 215,000 people, up more than 32,000 in a decade. This is more than twice the growth of the East of England (8.3%), in a national picture which saw the East grow faster than any part of the UK
While the population has grown in all age groups, the City has seen a notable rise in of those aged 0-19, with a particularly increase of children aged 5 – 14, higher than that seen in neighbouring areas.Back to News