Population of the countries of the United Kingdom

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The population of the countries and regions of the United Kingdom was last measured by census in 2011.[1] England is by far the most populous country of the United Kingdom and its population is therefore also presented by region.

Rankings[edit]

Rank Name Population Percent Area Pop.density
1 England 53,012,456 83.9% 130,395 km² 406.55/km²

- South East
- Greater London
- North West
- East
- West Midlands
- South West
- Yorkshire and the Humber
- East Midlands
- North East

8,634,750
8,173,941
7,052,177
5,846,965
5,601,847
5,288,935
5,283,733
4,533,222
2,596,886

13.7%
12.9%
11.2%
  9.3%
  8.9%
  8.4%
  8.4%
  7.2%
  4.1%

19,095 km²
  1,572 km²
14,165 km²
19,120 km²
13,000 km²
23,829 km²
15,420 km²
15,627 km²
 8,592 km²

  452.20/km²
5199.71/km²
 497.86/km²
 305.80/km²
 430.00/km²
 221.95/km²
 342.65/km²
 290.09/km²
 302.24/km²

2 Scotland 5,295,000   8.4% 78,772 km²   67.22/km²
3 Wales 3,063,456   4.8% 20,779 km² 147.43/km²
4 Northern Ireland 1,810,863   2.9% 13,843 km² 130.81/km²
United Kingdom 63,181,775 100% 243,789 km² 259.16/km²

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