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Borough Population

Just over half of the population live in the urban area of Royal Tunbridge Wells and Southborough, with approximately 43% of the population living within the rural towns and villages.

Total population of the borough: 116,100
Total population of Kent (excluding Medway): 1,510,400
(Source: 2014 mid year population estimates - released June 2015)

Population by age and gender

To access the latest information on the population of the borough and other districts in Kent, please visit the Population and Census Data pages on the Kent County Council website.
Population data is available for district, ward, parish and super output area level and by age group and gender.

2011 Census data

To access the full results of the 2011 Census, which took place on 27 March 2011 and previous 2001 census data, please view the Neighbourhood Statistics section of the Office for National Statistics website.

Population forecasts

To access the population forecasts for any age group, number of households or net migration, please visit the Kent County Council’s Facts and Figures webpage for Population Forecasts.

Equality and Diversity

To view population data by the nine equality characteristics for districts within Kent, please visit the Kent County Council’s Facts and Figures webpage for Equality and Diversity.

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