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 2023, Alderney's population was 2,167.

    • The population increased by 1.6% (35 people) over the year ending 31st March 2023.

    • There was a natural decrease of 24 people and net migration of 59 people over the year ending 31st March 2023.

  • Employment
    The Alderney Employment Bulletin is published annually and provides headline information on employment at 31st March.

    • There was an increase of 5.3% in the number of people either employed or self-employed for the year ending 31st March 2023.

    • The number of employed people increased by 4.8% and the number of self-employed increased by 7.3%.

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

    • Median earnings increased by 3.5% between the year ending December 2021 and the year ending December 2022, from £27,220 to £28,172.

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

    • 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.

Information on the history of the census in the Bailiwick is available from along with information for anyone wanting to access past census records (including the recently released 1921 records). Historical population and employment data for Alderney, extracted from census reports, can be downloaded from this page.

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)