Age sex structure

This section contains details of the current population structure and future expected population.

Last updated: 2017-01-24 11:52:14
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1. Population estimates

The total population in Redcar & Cleveland is estimated to be 135,300.  There is a higher than average population aged over 50 years and lower than average aged 20-45 years.

Redcar & Cleveland population pyramid 2015

Redcar & Cleveland population table


Last updated: 24/01/17

2. Population projections

Older population

The population aged 65 and over is forecast to increase from 29,200 in 2015 to 31,300 in 2020 (a 7.2% increase). By 2025, it is forecast to be 33,900, some 16% higher than in 2015.  The population aged 85 and over is forecast to increase from 3,600 in 2015 to 4,300 in 2020 and 5,300 by 2025.

Population projection, age 65+, R&C, 2012-2037


All age population

The population aged under 15 is forecast to decrease marginally and the working age population decrease significantly in the next 20 years.  The population aged 65 and over is set to increase markedly.

Redcar and Cleveland population projection children, working age and retirement


In 2037, there will be an 80% increase in the population aged over 80 years compared with 2017.

Redcar & Cleveland population projection percentage change by age group


Last updated: 24/01/17