Jersey's population has risen to nearly 108,000, according to new estimates released this morning.
According to Statistics Jersey, the island's population was around 107,800 at the end of 2019.
The increase is around 1,100 on the previous year, with 1,000 more people coming into the island than leaving in addition to 90 more births than deaths - the latter being the lowest level of natural growth in population since 2002.
Pictured: Growth in the island's population. (Statistics Jersey)
Of the 1,000 people entering the island, half were 'licensed' employees and their families, while the other half were 'registered' employees and their families.
Over a 10-year period, the population is believed to have increased by 11,700.
The report said that inward migration was the main reason behind the rise, accounting for 80% of the total increase over the past decade.
Growth does appear to be slowing, however, with last year's rise the smallest in five years.
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