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Swindon's population estimated to be 221,996

26 June 2019

Office for National Statistics (ONS) produce annual mid-year estimates of the size of the national and sub-national population in the UK.  The latest figures were released on 26th June 2019 and are for mid-year 2018 and are down to local authority level.

They show that Swindon’s resident population has grown to 221,996.

This is up 1,633 or 0.7% from 2017 (220,363). England’s population grew by 0.64%.

The change in Swindon breaks down into:

2,764 births
1,779 deaths
8,406 people moving to Swindon from other parts of the UK
8,614 people moving from Swindon to other parts of the UK
1,792 people moving to Swindon from other parts of the world
919 people moving from Swindon to other parts of the world
17 “other”

Swindon has 965 people per square km compared to 430 per square km in England overall.

The median age of Swindon residents is 39.8 years compared to 39.9 in England overall.

The population page of the JSNA website provides more information including an updated frequently asked questions document and an Excel workbook with a summary of the latest population estimates and projections for Swindon.

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