Components of population change

2010–2021

  Population
2010 Population  6,724,540
Plus Births     956,500
Less Deaths    -600,557
Plus Net Migration     686,492
=2020 Population  7,766,975

  • The natural increase in population -- births less deaths -- has accounted for about 34.1% of the state's growth between 2010 and 2021.
  • Net migration -- people moving in less people moving out -- has accounted for about 65.9% of Washington's population growth between 2010 and 2021.

2000–2010

  Population
2000 Population 5,894,143
Plus Births    842,082
Less Deaths    463,516
Plus Net Migration    451,831
=2010 Population  6,724,540

  • The natural increase in population -- births less deaths -- has accounted for about 45.6 percent of the state's growth between 2000 and 2010.
  • Net migration  -- people moving in less people moving out -- has accounted for about 54.4 percent of Washington's population growth between 2000 and 2010.

1990–2000

  Population
1990 Population 4,866,663
Plus Births    787,518
Less Deaths    404,816
Plus Net Migration    644,778
=2000 Population 5,894,143

  • The natural increase in population -- births less deaths -- accounted for about 37 percent of the state's growth between 1990 and 2000.
  • Approximately 63 percent of Washington's population growth between 1990 and 2000 was due to net migration - more people moving in than moving out.

Data source:

E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

 

Last updated
Thursday, December 30, 2021
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