Population estimates and projections

Derbyshire's estimated population of 792,000 people in 2017 was made up of 135,900 (17%) children aged 0-15 years, 487,400 (62%) residents aged 16-64 and 168,700 (21%) individuals aged 65 and over. The latest ONS Population Projections predict that by 2039 the county’s population will increase to 858,900. Two out of ten people in the county are currently aged 65 and over, by 2039, this ratio will increase to three out of ten people.

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