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List of Welsh principal areas by population

Population in Wales is concentrated in the north-east and the valleys of the south; the rural mid and west areas of Wales are sparsely populated

This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by population. The figures are estimates for 2016 from the Office for National Statistics.[1]

Rank District Population Population
density/km²
Style
1 Cardiff 361,500 2,565 City and county
2 Swansea 244,500 644 City and county
3 Rhondda Cynon Taf 238,300 561 County borough
4 Carmarthenshire 185,600 78 County
5 Caerphilly 180,500 650 County borough
6 Flintshire 154,400 352 County
7 Newport 149,100 782 City and county
8 Bridgend 143,200 571 County borough
9 Neath Port Talbot 141,600 320 County borough
10 Wrexham 136,700 271 County borough
11 Powys 132,200 25 County
12 Vale of Glamorgan 128,500 388 County borough
13 Pembrokeshire 124,000 76 County
14 Gwynedd 123,600 48 County
15 Conwy 116,500 103 County borough
16 Denbighshire 94,800 113 County
17 Monmouthshire 92,800 109 County
18 Torfaen 92,100 732 County borough
19 Ceredigion 74,100 41 County
20 Isle of Anglesey 69,700 98 County
21 Blaenau Gwent 69,600 640 County borough
22 Merthyr Tydfil 59,800 536 County borough

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