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Click on the links below more detailed demographic information about the Borough.  The Population Trends in Bournemouth is produced annually and provides a complete picture of the demographic trends in the Borough.  The population figure for Bournemouth can be found on the Population Estimates page.

Further population information can be accessed using the links below:

Much of the population data is provided by the Census|.

Quick Population Facts

  • Bournemouth has an estimated population of 188,700 as at Mid-2013 (Source: ONS, 2013 Mid Year Estimates, June 2014). 
  • In 1801 Bournemouth's population was mainly resident in the parish of Holdenhurst.  The population at that time was just 489.  (Source: 1801 Census)
  • Nationally numbers of births exceed deaths, in Bournemouth deaths exceed births, although the gap has narrowed considerably in the last couple of years.  However currently population growth is driven principally by people moving to the area. (Source, Vital Statistics, 2013, ONS)
  • In 2011 83.8% of Bournemouth residents described themselves as White British compared with 92.5% in 2001. (Source, 2011 & 2001 Census, ONS)   
Related Information


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Town Hall Annexe,
St Stephen's Road,
Telephone 01202 454684
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