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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 2017 from the Office for National Statistics.[1]

Rank District Population Population
density/km²
Style
1 Cardiff 362,800 2,574 City and county
2 Swansea 245,500 646 City and county
3 Rhondda Cynon Taf 239,100 563 County borough
4 Carmarthenshire 186,500 78 County
5 Caerphilly 180,800 651 County borough
6 Flintshire 155,200 354 County
7 Newport 151,500 795 City and county
8 Bridgend 144,300 575 County borough
9 Neath Port Talbot 142,100 321 County borough
10 Wrexham 135,600 269 County borough
11 Powys 132,500 25 County
12 Vale of Glamorgan 130,700 394 County borough
13 Pembrokeshire 124,700 77 County
14 Gwynedd 123,700 48 County
15 Conwy 116,900 103 County borough
16 Denbighshire 95,200 113 County
17 Monmouthshire 93,600 110 County
18 Torfaen 92,300 734 County borough
19 Ceredigion 73,100 40 County
20 Isle of Anglesey 69,800 98 County
21 Blaenau Gwent 69,600 640 County borough
22 Merthyr Tydfil 60,000 537 County borough

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