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Contents: Regions, Districts and Boroughs

The population of the regions, districts and boroughs of England by census years.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, country of birth).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-04-05
Population
Census
2001-04-29
Population
Census
2011-03-27
Population
Census
2021-03-21
East MidlandsRegion3,953,2694,172,1744,533,2224,880,054
Amber ValleyDistrict111,920116,471122,309126,206
AshfieldDistrict108,289111,387119,497126,300
BassetlawDistrict103,974107,713112,863117,804
BlabyDistrict82,70090,25293,915102,926
BolsoverDistrict70,51771,76675,86680,273
BostonDistrict53,22655,75064,63770,502
BroxtoweDistrict106,945107,570109,487110,940
CharnwoodDistrict141,806153,462166,100183,971
ChesterfieldDistrict99,40398,845103,788103,569
DerbyUnitary District218,802221,708248,752261,364
Derbyshire DalesDistrict67,56269,46971,11671,540
East LindseyDistrict116,957130,447136,401142,296
ErewashDistrict106,270110,099112,081112,906
GedlingDistrict110,133111,787113,543117,263
HarboroughDistrict67,60776,55985,38297,625
High PeakDistrict85,09189,43390,89290,932
Hinckley and BosworthDistrict96,201100,141105,078113,640
LeicesterUnitary District270,493279,921329,839368,572
LincolnDistrict81,98785,59593,541103,813
MansfieldDistrict100,38698,181104,466110,482
MeltonDistrict45,11247,86650,37651,752
Newark and SherwoodDistrict102,784106,273114,817122,956
North East DerbyshireDistrict97,46896,94099,023102,001
North KestevenDistrict79,94294,024107,766118,074
North NorthamptonshireUnitary District264,669284,087316,851359,522
North West LeicestershireDistrict80,56685,50393,468104,705
NottinghamUnitary District263,522266,988305,680323,632
Oadby and WigstonDistrict51,54755,79556,17057,747
RushcliffeDistrict97,567105,599111,129119,077
RutlandUnitary District31,48934,56337,36941,049
South DerbyshireDistrict71,77281,56294,611107,208
South HollandDistrict67,26176,52288,27095,122
South KestevenDistrict108,945124,792133,788143,404
West LindseyDistrict76,21879,51589,25095,153
West NorthamptonshireUnitary District314,138345,589375,101425,725
East of EnglandRegion5,056,1845,388,1405,846,9656,335,074
BaberghDistrict79,63283,46187,74092,338
BasildonDistrict161,124165,668174,497187,571
BedfordUnitary District133,692147,911157,479185,225
BraintreeDistrict118,883132,179147,084155,268
BrecklandDistrict107,167121,418130,491141,476
BrentwoodDistrict70,71068,45673,60177,047
BroadlandDistrict106,292118,513124,646131,721
BroxbourneDistrict81,47187,05493,60999,007
CambridgeDistrict91,933108,863123,867145,674
Castle PointDistrict86,56086,60888,01189,587
Central BedfordshireUnitary District218,742233,661254,381294,252
ChelmsfordDistrict152,418157,072168,310181,523
ColchesterDistrict143,108155,796173,074192,715
DacorumDistrict132,240137,799144,847155,081
East CambridgeshireDistrict60,39773,21483,81887,762
East HertfordshireDistrict116,275128,919137,687150,158
East Suffolk (incl. Suffolk Coastal, Waveney)District214,721227,483239,552246,058
Epping ForestDistrict115,205120,896124,659134,980
FenlandDistrict74,42683,51995,262102,462
Great YarmouthDistrict87,72490,81097,27799,745
HarlowDistrict74,62978,76881,94493,328
HertsmereDistrict88,90694,450100,031107,827
HuntingdonshireDistrict144,412156,954169,508180,833
IpswichDistrict116,956117,069133,384139,642
King's Lynn and West NorfolkDistrict130,462135,345147,451154,325
LutonUnitary District171,671184,371203,201225,262
MaldonDistrict52,84359,41861,62966,208
Mid SuffolkDistrict78,38386,83796,731102,699
North HertfordshireDistrict111,994116,908127,114133,210
North NorfolkDistrict90,46198,382101,499102,979
NorwichDistrict120,895121,550132,512143,922
PeterboroughUnitary District152,829156,061183,631215,673
RochfordDistrict75,39578,48983,28785,661
South CambridgeshireDistrict121,109130,108148,755162,119
Southend-on-SeaUnitary District158,517160,257173,658180,686
South NorfolkDistrict102,612110,710124,012141,947
St AlbansDistrict126,202129,005140,664148,167
StevenageDistrict75,14779,71583,95789,495
TendringDistrict125,225138,539138,048148,292
Three RiversDistrict78,45782,84887,31793,771
ThurrockUnitary District127,815143,128157,705176,000
UttlesfordDistrict64,97868,94679,44391,341
WatfordDistrict74,56679,72690,301102,246
Welwyn HatfieldDistrict92,40797,553110,535119,837
West Suffolk (incl. St Edmundsbury, Forest Heath)District146,593153,703170,756179,948
LondonRegion6,679,3327,172,0918,173,9418,799,728
Barking and DagenhamBorough153,124163,944185,911218,869
BarnetBorough293,663314,564356,386389,344
BexleyBorough215,855218,307231,997246,472
BrentBorough237,106263,464311,215339,816
BromleyBorough291,329295,532309,392329,991
CamdenBorough170,532198,020220,338210,136
City of LondonCity5,4737,1857,3758,583
City of WestminsterBorough174,842181,286219,396204,236
CroydonBorough313,110330,587363,378390,719
EalingBorough278,596300,948338,449367,115
EnfieldBorough257,323273,559312,466329,984
GreenwichBorough206,418214,403254,557289,068
HackneyBorough181,164202,824246,270259,146
Hammersmith and FulhamBorough147,748165,242182,493183,157
HaringeyBorough201,985216,507254,926264,238
HarrowBorough201,234206,814239,056261,203
HaveringBorough229,259224,248237,232262,052
HillingdonBorough231,896243,006273,936305,909
HounslowBorough201,393212,341253,957288,181
IslingtonBorough163,902175,797206,125216,589
Kensington and ChelseaBorough139,329158,919158,649143,375
Kingston upon ThamesBorough133,268147,273160,060168,063
LambethBorough243,444266,169303,086317,654
LewishamBorough231,980248,922275,885300,553
MertonBorough168,484187,908199,693215,187
NewhamBorough211,137243,891307,984351,036
RedbridgeBorough219,007238,635278,970310,260
Richmond upon ThamesBorough163,416172,335186,990195,278
SouthwarkBorough219,170244,866288,283307,637
SuttonBorough168,931179,768190,146209,639
Tower HamletsBorough160,599196,106254,096310,306
Waltham ForestBorough211,755218,341258,249278,425
WandsworthBorough252,860260,380306,995327,506
North East EnglandRegion2,543,5692,515,4422,596,8862,647,013
County DurhamUnitary County493,741493,470513,242522,068
DarlingtonUnitary District98,90697,838105,564107,799
GatesheadMetropolitan Borough199,652191,151200,214196,151
HartlepoolUnitary District90,40988,61192,02892,338
MiddlesbroughUnitary District140,849134,855138,412143,924
Newcastle upon TyneMetropolitan Borough259,668259,536280,177300,125
North TynesideMetropolitan Borough192,302191,659200,801208,967
NorthumberlandUnitary County304,557307,190316,028320,567
Redcar and ClevelandUnitary District145,123139,132135,177136,531
South TynesideMetropolitan Borough154,662152,785148,127147,776
Stockton-on-TeesUnitary District173,912178,408191,610196,595
SunderlandMetropolitan Borough289,788280,807275,506274,171
North West EnglandRegion6,726,8616,729,7647,052,1777,417,397
AllerdaleDistrict95,70293,49296,42296,155
Barrow-in-FurnessDistrict73,12571,98069,08767,407
Blackburn with DarwenUnitary District136,556137,470147,489154,739
BlackpoolUnitary District146,069142,283142,065141,036
BoltonMetropolitan Borough258,435261,037276,786295,963
BurnleyDistrict91,13089,54287,05994,646
BuryMetropolitan Borough177,235180,608185,060193,851
CarlisleDistrict100,562100,739107,524110,024
Cheshire EastUnitary District339,299351,817370,127398,772
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary District311,038321,971329,608357,150
ChorleyDistrict96,504100,449107,155117,732
CopelandDistrict71,29669,31870,60367,076
EdenDistrict45,58149,77752,56454,735
FyldeDistrict70,99973,21775,75781,375
HaltonUnitary District124,142118,208125,746128,478
HyndburnDistrict78,39081,49680,73482,234
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough151,704150,459145,893154,517
LancasterDistrict123,856133,914138,375142,931
LiverpoolMetropolitan Borough452,340439,473466,415486,088
ManchesterMetropolitan Borough401,207392,819503,127551,938
Oldham Metropolitan Borough216,531217,273224,897242,089
PendleDistrict85,11189,24889,45295,757
PrestonDistrict126,082129,633140,202147,835
Ribble ValleyDistrict51,76753,96057,13261,561
RochdaleMetropolitan Borough202,152205,357211,699223,773
RossendaleDistrict65,68465,65267,98270,871
SalfordMetropolitan Borough222,380216,103233,933269,923
SeftonMetropolitan Borough289,358282,958273,790279,233
South LakelandDistrict96,897102,301103,658104,450
South RibbleDistrict102,001103,867109,057111,035
St HelensMetropolitan Borough179,327176,843175,308183,248
StockportMetropolitan Borough286,508284,528283,275294,773
TamesideMetropolitan Borough216,478213,043219,324231,073
TraffordMetropolitan Borough214,183210,145226,578235,052
WarringtonUnitary District183,096191,080202,228210,974
West LancashireDistrict108,116108,378110,685117,429
WiganMetropolitan Borough303,509301,415317,849329,330
WirralMetropolitan Borough330,693312,293319,783320,199
WyreDistrict101,818105,618107,749111,946
South East EnglandRegion7,497,7308,000,6458,634,7509,278,065
AdurDistrict58,04159,62761,18264,544
ArunDistrict129,357140,759149,518164,889
AshfordDistrict92,331102,661117,956132,747
Basingstoke and DeaneDistrict144,790152,573167,799185,154
Bracknell ForestUnitary District95,949109,617113,205124,607
Brighton and HoveUnitary District228,933247,817273,369277,103
BuckinghamshireUnitary County454,692479,026505,283553,078
CanterburyDistrict123,947135,278151,145157,429
CherwellDistrict117,832131,785141,868161,016
ChichesterDistrict101,271106,450113,794124,068
CrawleyDistrict87,73599,744106,597118,493
DartfordDistrict79,48885,91197,365116,753
DoverDistrict103,216104,566111,674116,410
EastbourneDistrict81,39589,66799,412101,689
East HampshireDistrict103,560109,274115,608125,746
EastleighDistrict105,999116,169125,199136,443
ElmbridgeDistrict114,329121,936130,875138,754
Epsom and EwellDistrict66,99267,05975,10280,938
FarehamDistrict99,262107,977111,581114,513
Folkestone and Hythe (Shepway)District91,48696,238107,969109,758
GosportDistrict75,06176,41582,62281,952
GraveshamDistrict92,45495,717101,720106,900
GuildfordDistrict122,378129,701137,183143,649
HartDistrict80,92183,50591,03399,408
HastingsDistrict80,82085,02990,25490,996
HavantDistrict119,725116,849120,684124,208
HorshamDistrict108,683122,088131,301146,778
Isle of WightUnitary County124,577132,731138,265140,459
LewesDistrict87,28992,17797,50299,905
MaidstoneDistrict136,209138,948155,143175,782
MedwayUnitary District240,228249,488263,925279,773
Mid SussexDistrict123,095127,378139,860152,566
Milton KeynesUnitary District176,330207,057248,821287,060
Mole ValleyDistrict79,21880,28785,37587,386
New ForestDistrict160,198169,331176,462175,785
OxfordDistrict110,103134,248151,906162,041
PortsmouthUnitary District174,697186,701205,056208,003
ReadingUnitary District128,877143,096155,698174,224
Reigate and BansteadDistrict117,830126,523137,835150,846
RotherDistrict81,68985,42890,58893,110
RunnymedeDistrict71,77178,03380,51088,079
RushmoorDistrict82,52690,98793,80799,754
SevenoaksDistrict108,980109,305114,893120,514
SloughUnitary District104,228119,067140,205158,500
SouthamptonUnitary District196,864217,445236,882248,922
South OxfordshireDistrict119,476128,188134,257149,085
SpelthorneDistrict88,22790,39095,598102,956
Surrey HeathDistrict79,07380,31486,14490,453
SwaleDistrict115,769122,801135,835151,677
TandridgeDistrict74,23779,26782,99887,874
Test ValleyDistrict99,668109,801116,398130,492
ThanetDistrict123,665126,702134,186140,587
Tonbridge and MallingDistrict101,763107,561120,805132,201
Tunbridge WellsDistrict99,670104,030115,049115,311
Vale of White HorseDistrict109,922115,627120,988138,913
WaverleyDistrict113,052115,665121,572128,229
WealdenDistrict129,939140,023148,915160,151
West BerkshireUnitary District136,700144,483153,822161,447
West OxfordshireDistrict90,25195,640104,779114,237
WinchesterDistrict96,386107,222116,595127,445
Windsor and MaidenheadUnitary District132,465133,626144,560153,496
WokingDistrict86,76589,84099,198103,943
WokinghamUnitary District139,189150,229154,380177,502
WorthingDistrict96,15797,568104,640111,338
South West EnglandRegion4,611,4424,928,4345,288,9355,701,186
Bath and North East SomersetUnitary District158,692169,040176,016193,409
Bournemouth, Christchurch and PooleUnitary District325,475346,597378,888400,196
CheltenhamDistrict103,115110,013115,732118,836
City of BristolUnitary District376,146380,615428,234472,465
CornwallUnitary County466,377499,114532,273570,305
CotswoldDistrict73,96580,37682,88190,832
DorsetUnitary County319,949346,115365,153379,579
East DevonDistrict115,873125,520132,457150,828
ExeterDistrict98,125111,076117,773130,709
Forest of DeanDistrict75,35179,98281,96187,004
GloucesterDistrict101,608109,885121,688132,416
Isles of ScillyUnitary District2,0482,1532,2032,054
MendipDistrict95,603103,869109,279116,089
Mid DevonDistrict64,17669,77477,75082,852
North DevonDistrict84,80087,50893,66798,611
North SomersetUnitary District177,472188,564202,566216,728
PlymouthUnitary District243,373240,720256,384264,695
SedgemoorDistrict97,763105,881114,588125,343
Somerset West and TauntonDistrict125,347137,374144,862157,445
South GloucestershireUnitary District220,364245,641262,767290,424
South HamsDistrict77,56581,84983,14088,627
South SomersetDistrict141,655150,969161,243172,671
StroudDistrict103,622107,898112,779121,104
SwindonUnitary District170,850180,051209,156233,410
TeignbridgeDistrict108,258120,958124,220134,803
TewkesburyDistrict70,70976,40581,94394,884
TorbayUnitary District119,674129,706130,959139,324
TorridgeDistrict52,16358,96563,83968,114
West DevonDistrict45,94348,84353,55357,096
WiltshireUnitary County395,381432,973470,981510,330
West MidlandsRegion5,150,1935,267,3085,601,8475,950,757
BirminghamMetropolitan Borough969,846977,0871,073,0451,144,919
BromsgroveDistrict82,68287,83793,63799,183
Cannock ChaseDistrict88,83392,12697,462100,519
County of HerefordshireUnitary District159,870174,871183,477187,034
CoventryMetropolitan Borough293,989300,848316,960345,324
Dudley Metropolitan Borough304,898305,155312,925323,488
East StaffordshireDistrict97,105103,770113,583124,019
LichfieldDistrict92,87293,232100,654106,436
Malvern HillsDistrict68,94272,17274,63179,486
Newcastle-under-LymeDistrict119,091122,030123,871123,299
North WarwickshireDistrict60,74661,86062,01465,035
Nuneaton and BedworthDistrict117,049119,132125,252134,197
RedditchDistrict78,10678,80784,21487,036
RugbyDistrict84,55887,453100,075114,363
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough290,076282,904308,063341,832
ShropshireUnitary County266,871283,173306,129323,606
SolihullMetropolitan Borough200,202199,517206,674216,240
South StaffordshireDistrict104,070105,896108,131110,472
StaffordDistrict117,755120,670130,869136,867
Staffordshire MoorlandsDistrict95,48394,48997,10695,845
Stoke-on-TrentUnitary District244,643240,636249,008258,369
Stratford-on-AvonDistrict105,445111,484120,485134,725
TamworthDistrict70,06574,53176,81378,647
Telford and WrekinUnitary District139,516158,325166,641185,541
WalsallMetropolitan Borough259,125253,499269,323284,124
WarwickDistrict116,522125,931137,648148,452
WolverhamptonMetropolitan Borough243,548236,582249,470263,727
WorcesterDistrict81,75593,35398,768103,872
WychavonDistrict101,716112,957116,944132,492
Wyre ForestDistrict94,81496,98197,975101,607
Yorkshire and The HumberRegion4,836,6254,964,8335,283,7335,480,777
BarnsleyMetropolitan Borough221,298218,063231,221244,572
BradfordMetropolitan Borough457,132467,665522,452546,412
CalderdaleMetropolitan Borough191,593192,405203,826206,631
City of Kingston upon HullUnitary District254,117243,589256,406267,014
CravenDistrict49,89153,62055,40956,927
DoncasterMetropolitan Borough288,788286,866302,402308,106
East Riding of YorkshireUnitary District291,981314,113334,179342,215
HambletonDistrict79,42584,11189,14090,690
HarrogateDistrict138,844151,336157,869162,670
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough372,977388,567422,458433,216
LeedsMetropolitan Borough680,424715,402751,485811,953
North East LincolnshireUnitary District159,662157,979159,616156,966
North LincolnshireUnitary District152,326152,849167,446169,680
RichmondshireDistrict44,17947,01051,96549,776
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough252,167248,175257,280265,807
RyedaleDistrict46,17150,87251,75154,707
ScarboroughDistrict106,221106,243108,793108,735
SelbyDistrict71,13176,46883,44991,988
SheffieldMetropolitan Borough500,900513,234552,698556,521
WakefieldMetropolitan Borough311,390315,172325,837353,370
YorkUnitary District166,008181,094198,051202,821
EnglandCountry47,055,20549,138,83153,012,45656,490,048

Source: UK National Statistics (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2021)
Males27,656,336
Females28,833,712
Age Groups (C 2021)
0-17 years11,774,598
18-64 years34,314,154
65+ years10,401,307
Age Distribution (C 2021)
0-9 years6,425,649
10-19 years6,632,222
20-29 years7,129,734
30-39 years7,747,975
40-49 years7,183,051
50-59 years7,714,123
60-69 years6,023,494
70-79 years4,835,427
80-89 years2,298,571
90+ years499,813
Country of Birth (C 2021)
UK46,687,506
EU3,551,766
Europe (other)491,064
Middle East & Asia3,241,701
Africa1,555,856
Other country962,156