North East population statistics

In 2020, there were 2.4M residents in North East region with an average age of 41.6 years. Population density was 290 residents per square kilometer. Population grew by 6.2% since 2002 and population average age increased by 2.2 years in the same period. Based on Census, there were 2.29 residents per household in 2011.

2.4M

total residents
estimates 2020

41.6

average age
estimates 2020

290

population density
estimates 2020

2.29

residents per household
Census 2011

North East population density map

shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2018.

North East population density map

North East population average age map

Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2018.

North East population average age map

North East population growth

Total population per year outlines headcount differences.

North East population growth

North East births and deaths

by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.

North East births and deaths

Plumplot area insights - interactive charts and maps

Plumplot area insights - interactive maps and charts

North East population pyramid

shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2020. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.

North East population pyramid by year

North East population share by decade of age

Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2020.

North East population share by decade of age by year

North East working age population share

Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2020.

North East working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15423k17.6%19.1%
16-641.5M62.3%62.2%
65+483k20.1%18.6%

North East average age rank

Comparison of regions average ages, 2020 population estimates.

41.6

North East
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age

North East average age rank by year

North East population average age

Annual area statistics of North East's population average age compared to country statistics.

North East population average age by year

Other reports for North East region

population changes

energy costs

salary and unemployment

property prices

crime statistics

home features

home energy certificates

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