Derbyshire's population

Derbyshire is a large diverse county with a number of heavily built up towns alongside large sparsely populated rural areas. A large part of the North and West of the county falls within the Peak District National Park. In 2014 the population of the county stood at 779,804 people and is projected to rise to 858,852 people by 2039, a 10% increase. Overall Derbyshire has an increasingly ageing population, particularly in Derbyshire Dales.