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Jersey Resident Population 2018 Estimate

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Jersey and published on 21 Jun 2019
Prepared internally, no external cost


​the resident population of Jersey at year-end 2018 is estimated as 106,800.

The latest report shows that:

  • during 2018 the resident population increased by 1,200 persons:
    • net inward migration accounted for 1,100 of the annual increase
    • natural change (births minus deaths) accounted for 100 of the annual increase
  • natural change in 2018 was the lowest since 2002
  • the total net inward migration in 2018 was comprised of approximately:
    • 400 net inward ‘licensed’ (formerly j-category) employees3 and their dependents
    • 700 net inward ‘registered’ (formerly non-qualified) employees2 and their dependents
  • the resident population has increased by 11,400 over the last 10 years
  • net inward migration has accounted for more than three-quarters (78%) of the increase in the resident population over the last 10 years

Jersey Population Estimate 2018

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