Population estimates and projections

Derbyshire's estimated population of 785,800 people in 2016 was made up of 134,700 (17%) children aged 0-15 years, 485,000 (62%) residents aged 16-64 and 166,000 (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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