United Kingdom

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 50,616,012
1960 52,410,496
1970 55,611,401
1980 56,221,513
1990 57,110,117
2000 58,867,004
2010 62,716,684
2020 66,700,126
2025 68,527,121
2050 75,360,972
2075 79,541,455
2100 82,370,027
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Capital London
Region Northern Europe
ISO code GB
Statistical agency Office for National Statistics


Administrative units

administrative unitscapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-04-29
census
population
2011-03-27
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
EnglandLondon130,27849,138,83153,012,45653,865,817
Northern IrelandBelfast14,1301,685,2671,810,8631,829,725
ScotlandEdinburgh78,1335,062,0115,295,4035,327,700
WalesCardiff20,7352,903,0853,063,4563,082,412
total 242,91058,789,19463,182,17864,105,654
source: Office for National Statistics, UK.

England

Extended administrative divisioning: England

Administrative units

codegov't office regionscapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-04-29
census
population
2011-03-27
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
E12000001North EastNewcastle upon Tyne8,573.172,515,4422,596,8862,610,481
E12000002North WestManchester14,105.356,729,7647,052,1777,103,260
E12000003Yorkshire and the HumberLeeds / Sheffield15,407.644,964,8335,283,7335,337,710
E12000004East MidlandsNottingham / Melton Mowbray15,606.424,172,1744,533,2224,598,729
E12000005West MidlandsBirmingham12,998.325,267,3085,601,8475,674,712
E12000006East of EnglandCambridge19,108.385,388,1405,846,9655,954,169
E12000007LondonLondon1,572.157,172,0918,173,9418,416,535
E12000008South EastSouthampton19,069.658,000,6458,634,7508,792,626
E12000009South WestBristol / Plymouth23,837.364,928,4345,288,9355,377,595
 total 130,278.4349,138,83153,012,45653,865,817
source: Office for National Statistics, UK.

Northern Ireland


Administrative units

coderegioncapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-04-29
census
population
2011-03-27
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
95ADerry, City ofLondonderry379.47105,066107,877108,610
95BLimavadyLimavady585.2632,42233,53633,886
95CColeraineColeraine482.9956,31559,06759,043
95DBallymoneyBallymoney417.8226,89431,22431,659
95EMoyleBallycastle493.8515,93317,05017,111
95FLarneLarne334.9530,83232,18032,220
95GBallymenaBallymena629.7858,61064,04464,762
95HMagherafeltMagherafelt563.4039,78045,03845,826
95ICookstownCookstown513.1232,58137,01337,552
95JStrabaneStrabane857.9838,24839,84340,022
95KOmaghOmagh1,129.0647,95251,35651,838
95LFermanaghEnniskillen1,717.6857,52761,80562,527
95MDungannonDungannon771.3247,73557,85259,298
95NCraigavonCraigavon278.7480,67193,02395,474
95OArmaghArmagh668.3154,26359,34060,423
95PNewry and MourneNewry896.7387,05899,480101,612
95QBanbridgeBanbridge451.8341,39248,33948,905
95RDownDownpatrick644.0963,82869,73170,825
95SLisburnLisburn441.97108,694120,165121,990
95TAntrimAntrim420.5448,36653,42853,978
95UNewtownabbeyNewtownabbey150.1779,99585,13985,558
95VCarrickfergusCarrickfergus80.9837,65939,11439,015
95WNorth DownBangor80.7076,32378,93779,424
95XArdsNewtownards377.2173,24478,07878,549
95YCastlereaghBelfast84.9766,48867,24267,883
95ZBelfast, City ofBelfast109.42277,391280,962281,735
 total 13,562.341,685,2671,810,8631,829,725
source: UK Office for National Statistics.
source: Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
source: area - ONS - for 2009-12-31, Extent of the realm measurements in square kilometers.

Scotland


Administrative units

codecouncil areacapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-04-29
census
population
2011-03-27
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
00QAAberdeen CityAberdeen185.71212,125222,793227,130
00QBAberdeenshireAberdeen6,312.61226,871252,973257,740
00QCAngusForfar2,181.79108,400115,978116,240
00QDArgyll and ButeLochgilphead6,909.4791,30688,16688,050
00QPCity of EdinburghEdinburgh263.33448,624476,626487,500
00QFClackmannanshireAlloa158.6448,07751,44251,280
00QHDumfries and GallowayDumfries6,426.20147,765151,324150,270
00QJDundee CityDundee59.78145,663147,268148,170
00QKEast AyrshireKilmarnock1,262.12120,235122,767122,440
00QLEast DunbartonshireKirkintilloch174.49108,243105,026105,860
00QMEast LothianHaddington679.1890,08899,717101,360
00QNEast RenfrewshireGiffnock173.7989,31190,57491,500
00RJEilean SiarStornoway3,059.5026,50227,68427,400
00QQFalkirkFalkirk297.36145,191155,990157,140
00QRFifeGlenrothes1,324.86349,429365,198366,910
00QSGlasgow CityGlasgow174.68577,869593,245596,550
00QTHighlandInverness25,683.89208,914232,132232,950
00QUInverclydeGreenock160.4484,20381,48580,310
00QWMidlothianDalkeith353.6980,94183,18784,700
00QXMorayElgin2,237.5686,94093,29594,350
00QYNorth AyrshireIrvine885.34135,817138,146136,920
00QZNorth LanarkshireMotherwell469.91321,067337,727337,730
00RAOrkney IslandsKirkwall989.8019,24521,34921,570
00RBPerth and KinrossPerth5,285.58134,949146,652147,750
00RCRenfrewshirePaisley261.94172,867174,908173,900
00QEScottish Borders, TheNewtown Saint Boswells4,731.74106,764113,870113,870
00RDShetland IslandsLerwick1,466.6521,98823,16723,200
00RESouth AyrshireAyr1,221.98112,097112,799112,850
00RFSouth LanarkshireHamilton1,771.89302,216313,830314,850
00RGStirlingStirling2,186.9786,21290,24791,260
00QGWest DunbartonshireDumbarton158.7693,37890,72089,810
00RHWest LothianLivingston427.49158,714175,118176,140
 total 77,937.115,062,0115,295,4035,327,700
source: 2011 - National Records of Scotland.
source: 2001 - General Register Office for Scotland.
source: area- ONS - for 2009-12-31, Extent of the realm measurements in square kilometers.
source: 2013 - ONS.

Wales


Administrative units

codeunitary authoritynative namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
2001-04-29
census
population
2011-03-27
census
population
2013-07-01
estimate
W06000019Blaenau GwentEbbw Vale108.7670,06469,81469,789
W06000013BridgendPen-y-bont ar OgwrBridgend250.75128,645139,178140,480
W06000018CaerphillyCaerffiliHengoed277.45169,519178,806179,247
W06000015CardiffCaerdyddCardiff140.38305,353346,090351,710
W06000010CarmarthenshireSir GaerfyrddinCarmarthen2,370.35172,842183,777184,681
W06000008CeredigionSir CeredigionAberaeron1,785.4574,94175,92275,964
W06000003ConwyConwy1,125.83109,596115,228115,835
W06000004DenbighshireSir DdinbychRuthin836.7493,06593,73494,510
W06000005FlintshireSir y FflintMold437.54148,594152,506153,240
W06000002GwyneddCaernarfon2,534.94116,843121,874121,911
W06000001Isle of AngleseySir Ynys MonLlangefni711.2466,82969,75170,091
W06000024Merthyr TydfilMerthyr TudfulMerthyr Tydfil111.3955,98158,80259,021
W06000021MonmouthshireSir FynwyCwmbran849.1584,88591,32392,100
W06000012Neath Port TalbotCastell-nedd Port TalbotPort Talbot441.26134,468139,812139,898
W06000022NewportCasnewyddNewport190.52137,011145,736146,558
W06000009PembrokeshireSir BenfroHaverfordwest1,618.74114,131122,439123,261
W06000023PowysLlandrindod Wells5,180.37126,354132,976132,705
W06000016Rhondda Cynon TaffRhondda, Cynon, TafTonypandy424.13231,946234,410236,114
W06000011SwanseaAbertaweSwansea379.74223,301239,023240,332
W06000014The Vale of GlamorganBro MorgannwgBarry330.95119,292126,336127,159
W06000020TorfaenTor-faenPontypool125.6490,94991,07591,407
W06000006WrexhamWrecsamWrexham503.77128,476134,844136,399
 total  20,753.092,903,0853,063,4563,082,412
source: Office for National Statistics, UK.

United Kingdom

Main cities

namepopulation
1994-07-01
estimate
London6,962,319
Birmingham1,008,381
Leeds724,448
Glasgow680,000
Sheffield530,104
Bradford481,747
Liverpool474,001
Edinburgh443,600
Manchester431,061
Bristol399,243
Kirklees (Huddersfield)386,904
Wirral (Wallasey)333,117
Wakefield317,301
Dudley312,235
Wigan310,012
Coventry302,514
Cardiff300,038
Sunderland297,226
Belfast297,100
Sandwell (Oldbury)293,742
Leicester293,387
Doncaster292,501
Sefton (Bootle, Southport)292,363
Stockport291,373
Newcastle upon Tyne283,556
Nottingham282,440
Kingston upon Hull269,144
Bolton265,175
Walsall263,853
Rotherham256,277
Plymouth255,815
Stoke upon Trent254,197
source: 1994 - United Nations, 1998.