Population forecasts

Population forecasts, estimates and projections for West Sussex and its districts.

Projections up to the year 2036 are produced for the county, district and borough councils:

  • Base population 2011 Census - tied to Office for National Statistics' mid-year estimates up to 2014
  • Population change 2015-2036 - reflects housing trajectories produced by the relevant local planning authority.

The document below contains population estimates from the 2011 Census:

To find out more and view the latest population projections and estimates, visit Population Change on the Office for National Statistics’ website.

Gender and age groups by district and borough

Population split into males and females by age in 5-year bands for each district/borough and the county for 2016, 2021, 2026, 2031 and 2036:

Last updated:
8 December 2021
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