List of English districts by population

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List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, estimated figures for 2017 from the Office for National Statistics.[1]

The list consists of the non-metropolitan districts (201), the London boroughs (32), metropolitan boroughs (36), unitary authorities (55) and those that are labelled as sui generis (2).

Map of England's districts by population
Rank District Population Type Ceremonial county English Region
More than 1,000,000 inhabitants
1 Birmingham 1,137,100 Metropolitan borough, City 1889 West Midlands West Midlands
More than 500,000 inhabitants
2 Leeds 784,800 Metropolitan borough, City 1893 West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
3 Sheffield 577,800 Metropolitan borough, City 1893 South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
4 Cornwall 561,300 Unitary authority Cornwall South West
5 Manchester 545,500 Metropolitan borough, City 1853 Greater Manchester North West
6 Bradford 534,800 Metropolitan borough, City 1897 West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
7 Co. Durham 523,700 Unitary authority County Durham North East
400,000 to 500,000 inhabitants
8 Wiltshire 496,000 Unitary authority Wiltshire South West
9 Liverpool 491,500 Metropolitan borough, City 1880 Merseyside North West
10 Bristol 459,300 Unitary authority, City 1542 Bristol South West
11 Kirklees 437,100 Metropolitan borough West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
300,000 to 400,000 inhabitants
12 Barnet 387,800 London borough Greater London London
13 Croydon 384,800 London borough Greater London London
14 Cheshire East 378,800 Unitary authority Cheshire North West
15 Coventry 360,100 Metropolitan borough, City 1345 West Midlands West Midlands
16 Leicester 353,500 Unitary authority, City 1919 Leicestershire East Midlands
17 Newham 348,000 London borough Greater London London
18 Ealing 342,700 London borough Greater London London
19 Wakefield 340,800 Metropolitan borough, City 1888 West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
20 East Riding of Yorkshire 338,100 Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
21 Cheshire West and Chester 338,000 Unitary authority Cheshire North West
22 Enfield 332,700 London borough Greater London London
23 Bromley 329,400 London borough Greater London London
24 Nottingham 329,200 Unitary authority, City 1897 Nottinghamshire East Midlands
25 Brent 329,100 London borough Greater London London
26 Sandwell 325,500 Metropolitan borough West Midlands West Midlands
27 Wigan 324,700 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
28 Lambeth 324,000 London borough Greater London London
29 Wandsworth 323,300 London borough Greater London London
30 Wirral 322,800 Metropolitan borough Merseyside North West
31 Dudley 319,400 Metropolitan borough West Midlands West Midlands
32 Northumberland 319,000 Unitary authority Northumberland North East
33 Shropshire 317,500 Unitary authority Shropshire West Midlands
34 Southwark 314,200 London borough Greater London London
35 Doncaster 308,900 Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
36 Tower Hamlets 308,000 London borough Greater London London
37 Hillingdon 302,300 London borough Greater London London
38 Redbridge 301,800 London borough Greater London London
39 Lewisham 301,300 London borough Greater London London
250,000 to 300,000 inhabitants
40 Newcastle upon Tyne 295,800 Metropolitan borough, City 1882 Tyne and Wear North East
41 Stockport 291,000 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
42 Brighton & Hove 288,200 Unitary authority, City 2000 East Sussex South East
43 Bolton 284,800 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
44 Greenwich 282,800 London borough, Royal Borough Greater London London
45 Walsall 281,300 Metropolitan borough West Midlands West Midlands
46 Central Bedfordshire 280,000 Unitary authority Bedfordshire East of England
47 South Gloucestershire 279,000 Unitary authority Gloucestershire South West
48 Medway 277,600 Unitary authority Kent South East
49 Sunderland 277,200 Metropolitan borough, City 1992 Tyne and Wear North East
50 Hackney 275,900 London borough Greater London London
51 Waltham Forest 275,500 London borough Greater London London
52 Sefton 274,600 Metropolitan borough Merseyside North West
53 Haringey 271,200 London borough Greater London London
54 Hounslow 269,100 London borough Greater London London
55 Milton Keynes 267,500 Unitary authority, Borough Buckinghamshire East of England
56 Rotherham 263,400 Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
57 Plymouth 263,100 Unitary authority, City 1928 Devon South West
58 Hull 260,700 Unitary authority, City 1299 East Riding of Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
59 Wolverhampton 259,900 Metropolitan borough, City (2000) West Midlands West Midlands
60 Derby 257,000 Unitary authority, City (1977) Derbyshire East Midlands
61 Havering 256,000 London borough Greater London London
62 Stoke-on-Trent 255,400 Unitary authority, City (1925) Staffordshire West Midlands
63 Camden 253,400 London borough Greater London London
64 Southampton 252,400 Unitary authority, City (1964) Hampshire South East
65 Salford 251,300 Metropolitan borough, City (1926) Greater Manchester North West
200,000 to 250,000
66 Harrow 248,900 London borough Greater London London
67 Bexley 246,100 London borough Greater London London
68 Westminster 244,800 London borough, City (1540) Greater London London
69 Barnsley 243,300 Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
70 Trafford 235,500 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
71 Islington 235,000 London borough Greater London London
72 Oldham 233,800 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
73 Northampton 225,700 Borough Northamptonshire East Midlands
74 Tameside 224,100 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
75 Swindon 220,400 Unitary authority, Borough Wiltshire South West
76 Rochdale 218,500 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
77 Portsmouth 214,700 Unitary authority, City (1926) Hampshire South East
78 Luton 214,700 Unitary authority, Borough Bedfordshire East of England
79 Solihull 213,900 Metropolitan borough West Midlands West Midlands
80 North Somerset 212,800 Unitary authority Somerset South West
81 Barking and Dagenham 210,700 London borough Greater London London
82 Warrington 209,700 Unitary authority, Borough Cheshire North West
83 Calderdale 209,500 Metropolitan borough West Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
84 York 208,200 Unitary authority, City (TI) North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
85 Merton 206,100 London borough Greater London London
86 North Tyneside 204,500 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear North East
87 Sutton 203,200 London borough Greater London London
88 Gateshead 202,400 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear North East
150,000 to 200,000
89 Peterborough 198,900 Unitary authority, City (1541) Cambridgeshire East of England
90 Stockton-on-Tees 196,500 Unitary authority, Borough Durham and
North Yorkshire
North East and
Yorkshire and the Humber
91 Aylesbury Vale 196,000 Buckinghamshire South East
92 Richmond upon Thames 195,700 London borough Greater London London
93 Bournemouth 194,800 Unitary authority, Borough Dorset South West
94 Herefordshire 191,000 Unitary authority Herefordshire West Midlands
95 Colchester 190,100 Borough Essex East of England
96 Bury 189,600 Metropolitan borough Greater Manchester North West
97 Bath and North East Somerset 188,700 Unitary authority Somerset South West
98 Basildon 184,500 Borough Essex East of England
99 Hammersmith and Fulham 183,000 London borough Greater London London
100 Southend-on-Sea 181,800 Unitary authority, Borough Essex East of England
101 Charnwood 180,400 Borough Leicestershire East Midlands
102 New Forest 179,600 Hampshire South East
103 St Helens 179,300 Metropolitan borough Merseyside North West
104 Huntingdonshire 177,000 Cambridgeshire East of England
105 Chelmsford 176,200 City (2012) Essex East of England
106 Telford and Wrekin 175,800 Unitary authority, Borough Shropshire West Midlands
107 Basingstoke and Deane 175,300 Borough Hampshire South East
108 Wycombe 174,800 Buckinghamshire South East
109 Kingston upon Thames 174,600 London borough, Royal Borough Greater London London
110 North Lincolnshire 171,300 Unitary authority, Borough Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber
111 Thurrock 170,400 Unitary authority, Borough Essex East of England
112 Bedford 169,900 Unitary authority, Borough Bedfordshire East of England
113 Maidstone 167,700 Borough Kent South East
114 South Somerset 167,200 Somerset South West
115 Wokingham 165,000 Unitary authority Berkshire South East
116 Canterbury 164,100 City (TI) Kent South East
117 Reading 163,100 Unitary authority, Borough Berkshire South East
118 Harrogate 160,000 Borough North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
119 North East Lincolnshire 159,800 Unitary authority, Borough Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber
120 Wealden 158,900 East Sussex South East
121 Arun 158,700 West Sussex South East
122 West Berkshire 158,500 Unitary authority Berkshire South East
123 South Cambridgeshire 156,700 Cambridgeshire East of England
124 Kensington and Chelsea 155,700 London borough, Royal Borough Greater London London
125 Oxford 154,600 City (1542) Oxfordshire South East
126 Dacorum 153,300 Borough Hertfordshire East of England
127 King's Lynn and West Norfolk 151,900 Borough Norfolk East of England
128 Braintree 151,700 Essex East of England
129 Poole 151,300 Unitary authority, Borough Dorset South West
130 Windsor and Maidenhead 150,100 Unitary authority, Royal Borough Berkshire South East
125,000 to 150,000
131 South Tyneside 149,600 Metropolitan borough Tyne and Wear North East
132 Blackburn with Darwen 148,800 Unitary authority, Borough Lancashire North West
133 Slough 148,800 Unitary authority, Borough Berkshire South East
134 Knowsley 148,600 Metropolitan borough Merseyside North West
135 Mid Sussex 148,300 West Sussex South East
136 Guildford 147,800 Borough Surrey South East
137 Cherwell 147,600 Oxfordshire South East
138 St Albans 147,100 City (1877) Hertfordshire East of England
139 East Hertfordshire 147,100 Hertfordshire East of England
140 Swale 146,700 Borough Kent South East
141 Reigate and Banstead 146,400 Borough Surrey South East
142 Tendring 144,700 Essex East of England
143 Lancaster 142,500 City (1937) Lancashire North West
144 East Devon 142,300 Devon South West
145 South Kesteven 141,700 Lincolnshire East Midlands
146 Preston 141,300 City (2002) Lancashire North West
147 Thanet 141,300 Kent South East
148 Isle of Wight 141,000 Unitary authority, County Isle of Wight South East
149 Middlesbrough 140,600 Unitary authority, Borough North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
150 Norwich 140,400 City (1195) Norfolk East of England
151 Warwick 140,300 Warwickshire West Midlands
152 Horsham 140,100 West Sussex South East
153 Blackpool 139,900 Unitary authority, Borough Lancashire North West
154 South Oxfordshire 139,800 Oxfordshire South East
155 East Lindsey 139,700 Lincolnshire East Midlands
156 Breckland 138,600 Norfolk East of England
157 Ipswich 138,500 Borough Suffolk East of England
158 Elmbridge 136,400 Borough Surrey South East
159 Redcar and Cleveland 136,000 Unitary authority, Borough North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
160 South Norfolk 135,500 Norfolk East of England
161 Torbay 135,200 Unitary authority, Borough Devon South West
162 Stafford 134,800 Staffordshire West Midlands
163 North Hertfordshire 133,300 Hertfordshire East of England
164 Teignbridge 131,400 Devon South West
165 Vale of White Horse 131,200 Oxfordshire South East
166 Epping Forest 130,600 Essex East of England
167 Eastleigh 130,500 Borough Hampshire South East
168 Gloucester 129,100 City (1541) Gloucestershire South West
169 Suffolk Coastal 129,000 Suffolk East of England
170 Newcastle-under-Lyme 129,000 Borough Staffordshire West Midlands
171 Exeter 128,900 City (TI) Devon South West
172 Tonbridge and Malling 128,900 Borough Kent South East
173 Nuneaton and Bedworth 128,700 Borough Warwickshire West Midlands
174 Broadland 128,500 Norfolk East of England
175 Halton 127,600 Unitary authority, Borough Cheshire North West
176 Ashford 127,500 Borough Kent South East
177 Ashfield 126,200 Nottinghamshire East Midlands
178 Amber Valley 125,900 Borough Derbyshire East Midlands
179 Wychavon 125,400 Worcestershire West Midlands
180 Stratford-on-Avon 125,200 Warwickshire West Midlands
181 Havant 125,100 Borough Hampshire South East
182 Waverley 125,000 Borough Surrey South East
100,000 to 125,000
183 Cambridge 124,900 City (1951) Cambridgeshire East of England
184 Test Valley 124,000 Borough Hampshire South East
185 Winchester 123,900 City (TI) Hampshire South East
186 Welwyn Hatfield 122,300 Hertfordshire East of England
187 Sedgemoor 122,200 Somerset South West
188 Newark and Sherwood 121,000 Nottinghamshire East Midlands
189 Bracknell Forest 120,400 Unitary authority, Borough Berkshire South East
190 Chichester 120,200 Non-metropolitan district West Sussex South East
191 Sevenoaks 119,400 Kent South East
192 East Hampshire 119,400 Hampshire South East
193 Stroud 118,100 Gloucestershire South West
194 Tunbridge Wells 118,100 Borough Kent South East
195 Waveney 117,900 Suffolk East of England
196 East Staffordshire 117,600 Borough Staffordshire West Midlands
197 Taunton Deane 117,400 Borough Somerset South West
198 Cheltenham 117,100 Borough Gloucestershire South West
199 Gedling 117,100 Borough Nottinghamshire East Midlands
200 Bassetlaw 116,300 Nottinghamshire East Midlands
201 Fareham 116,200 Borough Hampshire South East
202 Rushcliffe 116,000 Borough Nottinghamshire East Midlands
203 Dover 115,800 Kent South East
204 Chorley 115,800 Borough Lancashire North West
205 Erewash 115,300 Borough Derbyshire East Midlands
206 North Kesteven 115,200 Lincolnshire East Midlands
207 West Lancashire 113,900 Lancashire North West
208 St Edmundsbury 113,700 Borough Suffolk East of England
209 Mendip 113,500 Somerset South West
210 Broxtowe 112,700 Borough Nottinghamshire East Midlands
211 South Staffordshire 111,900 Staffordshire West Midlands
212 Crawley 111,700 Borough West Sussex South East
213 Folkestone and Hythe 111,400 Kent South East
214 Hinckley and Bosworth 111,400 Borough Leicestershire East Midlands
215 Wyre 110,400 Borough Lancashire North West
216 South Ribble 110,400 Borough Lancashire North West
217 Worthing 109,600 Borough West Sussex South East
218 West Oxfordshire 109,300 Oxfordshire South East
219 Mansfield 108,600 Nottinghamshire East Midlands
220 Scarborough 108,400 Borough North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
221 Carlisle 108,300 City (TI) Cumbria North West
222 Dartford 107,500 Borough Kent South East
223 Rugby 106,400 Borough Warwickshire West Midlands
224 Darlington 106,300 Unitary authority, Borough Durham North East
225 Gravesham 106,100 Borough Kent South East
226 Chesterfield 104,600 Borough Derbyshire East Midlands
227 South Lakeland 104,300 Cumbria North West
228 North Norfolk 104,100 Norfolk East of England
229 Hertsmere 104,000 Borough Hertfordshire East of England
230 Lichfield 103,500 Staffordshire West Midlands
231 Eastbourne 103,300 Borough East Sussex South East
232 South Derbyshire 102,400 Derbyshire East Midlands
233 Worcester 102,300 City (1189) Worcestershire West Midlands
234 Lewes 102,300 East Sussex South East
235 West Dorset 102,100 Dorset South West
236 Mid Suffolk 101,500 Suffolk East of England
237 Woking 101,100 Borough Surrey South East
238 North East Derbyshire 100,800 Derbyshire East Midlands
239 Fenland 100,800 Cambridgeshire East of England
240 Wyre Forest 100,700 Worcestershire West Midlands
241 Kettering 100,300 Borough Northamptonshire East Midlands
242 North West Leicestershire 100,100 Leicestershire East Midlands
75,000 to 100,000
243 Great Yarmouth 99,400 Borough Norfolk East of England
244 Cannock Chase 99,100 Staffordshire West Midlands
245 Spelthorne 99,100 Borough Surrey South East
246 Blaby 99,000 Leicestershire East Midlands
247 Staffordshire Moorlands 98,500 Staffordshire West Midlands
248 Lincoln 98,400 City (TI) Lincolnshire East Midlands
249 Bromsgrove 97,600 Worcestershire West Midlands
250 Allerdale 97,200 Borough Cumbria North West
251 Broxbourne 96,800 Borough Hertfordshire East of England
252 Watford 96,700 Borough Hertfordshire East of England
253 Rushmoor 95,800 Borough Hampshire South East
254 Hart 95,500 Hampshire South East
255 North Devon 95,400 Devon South West
256 Chiltern 95,400 Buckinghamshire South East
257 Rother 95,000 East Sussex South East
258 West Lindsey 94,300 Lincolnshire East Midlands
259 South Holland 93,300 Lincolnshire East Midlands
260 East Northamptonshire 93,100 Northamptonshire East Midlands
261 Hartlepool 93,000 Unitary authority, Borough Durham North East
262 Hastings 92,800 Borough East Sussex South East
263 Three Rivers 92,600 Hertfordshire East of England
264 High Peak 92,100 Borough Derbyshire East Midlands
265 Harborough 91,500 Leicestershire East Midlands
266 South Northamptonshire 91,100 Northamptonshire East Midlands
267 Babergh 90,800 Suffolk East of England
268 Hambleton 90,700 North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
269 Pendle 90,700 Borough Lancashire North West
270 Tewkesbury 90,300 Borough Gloucestershire South West
271 Castle Point 89,800 Borough Essex East of England
272 East Dorset 89,400 Dorset South West
273 East Cambridgeshire 88,900 Cambridgeshire East of England
274 Surrey Heath 88,800 Borough Surrey South East
275 Selby 87,900 North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
276 Stevenage 87,700 Borough Hertfordshire East of England
277 Burnley 87,700 Borough Lancashire North West
278 Uttlesford 87,700 Essex East of England
279 Cotswold 87,500 Gloucestershire South West
280 Tandridge 87,300 Surrey South East
281 Mole Valley 87,100 Surrey South East
282 Runnymede 86,900 Borough Surrey South East
283 Rochford 86,200 Essex East of England
284 Harlow 86,200 Essex East of England
285 Forest of Dean 86,000 Gloucestershire South West
286 Gosport 85,500 Borough Hampshire South East
287 South Hams 85,300 Devon South West
288 Redditch 85,200 Borough Worcestershire West Midlands
289 Daventry 82,600 Northamptonshire East Midlands
290 Mid Devon 80,600 Devon South West
291 Hyndburn 80,400 Borough Lancashire North West
292 Epsom and Ewell 79,500 Borough Surrey South East
293 Bolsover 79,100 Derbyshire East Midlands
294 Wellingborough 78,900 Borough Northamptonshire East Midlands
295 Fylde 78,900 Borough Lancashire North West
296 Malvern Hills 77,200 Worcestershire West Midlands
297 Brentwood 76,600 Borough Essex East of England
298 Tamworth 76,500 Borough Staffordshire West Midlands
50,000 to 75,000
299 Derbyshire Dales 71,800 Derbyshire East Midlands
300 North Dorset 71,100 Dorset South West
301 Rossendale 70,400 Borough Lancashire North West
302 South Bucks 69,800 Buckinghamshire South East
303 Corby 69,500 Borough Northamptonshire East Midlands
304 Copeland 68,700 Borough Cumbria North West
305 Boston 68,500 Borough Lincolnshire East Midlands
306 Torridge 67,800 Devon South West
307 Barrow-in-Furness 67,100 Borough Cumbria North West
308 Weymouth and Portland 65,800 Borough Dorset South West
309 Forest Heath 65,500 Suffolk East of England
310 North Warwickshire 64,100 Borough Warwickshire West Midlands
311 Maldon 64,000 Essex East of England
312 Adur 63,700 West Sussex South East
313 Ribble Valley 59,500 Borough Lancashire North West
314 Oadby and Wigston 57,000 Borough Leicestershire East Midlands
315 Craven 56,600 North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
316 West Devon 55,300 Borough Devon South West
317 Ryedale 54,300 North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
318 Richmondshire 53,700 North Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber
319 Eden 52,800 Cumbria North West
320 Melton 50,900 Borough Leicestershire East Midlands
Below 50,000
321 Christchurch 49,600 Borough Dorset South West
322 Purbeck 46,800 Dorset South West
323 Rutland 39,500 Unitary authority Rutland East Midlands
324 West Somerset 34,900 Somerset South West
325 City of London 7,700 City (TI), sui generis City of London London
326 Isles of Scilly 2,300 sui generis Cornwall South West

See also

References

  1. ^ "Population Estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Mid-2017". Office for National Statistics. 28 June 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2018. 
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