The official website for the States of Alderney

Facts & Figures

Official statistics for Alderney are compiled by the States of Guernsey Data & Analysis team, details of the statistics provided can be found below. All reports use data sourced from the Rolling Electronic Census, an award winning IT system completed in late 2014, which collates demographic, employment and economic data from several separate States of Guernsey databases.

  • Population
    The Alderney Electronic Census Report is published annually and provides headline information on the population of Alderney at 31st March.

    • At the end of March 2020, Alderney's population was 2,030.

    • The population increased by 0.6% (13 people) over the year ending 31st March 2020.

    • There was a natural decrease of 24 people and net migration of 37 people over the year ending 31st March 2020.

  • Employment

    • There was an increase of 1.1% in the number of people either employed or self-employed for the year ending 31st March 2021.

    • The number of employed people increased by 0.3% and the number of self-employed increased by 4.5%.

  • Earnings
    The Alderney Earnings Bulletin is published annually and provides headline information on median earnings at 31st December.

    • Median earnings increased by 0.3% between the year ending December 2019 and the year ending December 2020, from £25,936 to £26,016.

  • Household Income
    The Alderney Household Income Report provides a profile of household incomes.

    • Just over one third (35.6%) of all Alderney households were comprised of either one adult (65 and over) or two adults (65 and over) at the end of 2017.

    • The overall mean household income after deduction of social security contributions, income tax and imputed housing costs (equivalised) was £31,798 (£611 per week) and the overall median was £26,446 (£509 per week) in 2017.

The following page includes the latest Guernsey inflation rates, which are published quarterly by the Data and Analysis team, along with access to further related information: Inflation (Guernsey RPI and RPIX)