Population estimates and forecasts

2021 mid-year population estimates

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates that the population of Bedford Borough in June 2021 was 185,761

View a detailed breakdown of the 2021 population estimates by age and sex, and by 5-year age group (Excel)

Source: ONS 2021 Mid Year Population Estimates - published 21 December 2022

Population projections

The most recent population projections for the Borough are the ONS 2018-based Subnational Population Projections for 2018-2043 (as published March 2020)

Further information

Please email intelligence@bedford.gov.uk for further information.