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List of unitary authorities of England

This is a list of unitary authorities of England ordered by population.

Figures are mid-year estimates for 2017 from the Office for National Statistics.[1] Areas from UK Standard Area Measurements[2]

Rank County Region Population Density
(people/km²)
Area (km²)
1 Cornwall South West 561,300 158 3,546
2 County Durham North East 523,700 235 2,226
3 Wiltshire South West 496,000 152 3,255
4 Bristol South West 459,300 4,186 110
5 Cheshire East North West 378,800 324 1,166
6 Leicester East Midlands 353,500 4,820 73
7 East Riding of Yorkshire Yorkshire and the Humber 338,100 140 2,405
8 Cheshire West and Chester North West 338,000 368 917
9 Nottingham East Midlands 329,200 4,412 75
10 Northumberland North East 319,000 63 5,014
11 Shropshire West Midlands 317,500 99 3,197
12 Brighton & Hove South East 288,200 3,480 83
13 Central Bedfordshire East 280,000 391 716
14 South Gloucestershire South West 279,000 561 497
15 Medway South East 277,600 1,434 194
16 Milton Keynes South East 267,500 866 309
17 Plymouth South West 263,100 3,295 80
18 Hull Yorkshire and the Humber 260,700 3,648 71
19 Derby East Midlands 257,000 3,293 78
20 Stoke-on-Trent West Midlands 255,400 2,732 93
21 Southampton South East 252,400 5,055 50
22 Swindon South West 220,400 957 230
23 Portsmouth South East 214,700 5,315 40
24 Luton East 214,700 4,951 43
25 North Somerset South West 212,800 569 374
26 Warrington North West 209,700 1,160 181
27 York Yorkshire and the Humber 208,200 765 272
28 Peterborough East 198,900 579 343
29 Stockton-on-Tees North East 196,500 958 205
30 Bournemouth South West 194,800 4,217 46
31 Herefordshire West Midlands 191,000 87 2,180
32 Bath and North East Somerset South West 188,700 545 346
33 Southend-on-Sea East 181,800 4,354 42
34 Telford and Wrekin West Midlands 175,800 605 290
35 North Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber 171,300 202 846
36 Thurrock East 170,400 1,042 164
37 Bedford East 169,900 356 476
38 Wokingham South East 165,000 921 179
39 Reading South East 163,100 4,036 40
40 North East Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber 159,800 833 192
41 West Berkshire South East 158,500 225 704
42 Poole South West 151,300 2,335 65
43 Windsor and Maidenhead South East 150,100 764 197
44 Blackburn with Darwen North West 148,800 1,085 137
45 Slough South East 148,800 4,571 33
46 Isle of Wight South East 141,000 370 380
47 Middlesbrough North East 140,600 2,609 54
48 Blackpool North West 139,900 4,013 35
49 Redcar and Cleveland North East 136,000 555 245
50 Torbay South West 135,200 2,150 63
51 Halton North West 127,600 1,613 79
52 Bracknell Forest South East 120,400 1,100 109
53 Darlington North East 106,300 538 198
54 Hartlepool North East 93,000 994 94
55 Rutland East Midlands 39,500 103 382

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  2. ^ "Standard Area Measurements (2016) for Administrative Areas in the United Kingdom". Office for National Statistics. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2017.