List of settlements in Cornwall by population
This is a list of settlements in Cornwall by population based on the results of the 2011 census. The next United Kingdom census will take place in 2021. In 2011, there were 19 built-up area subdivisions with 5,000 or more inhabitants in Cornwall, shown in the table below.
Parish counts take in wider areas than these urban areas and these are listed in the gallery section below.
Population ranking of built-up areas
|1||Redruth (including Camborne)||39,937||42,690|
|2||Falmouth (including Penryn)||28,801||31,988|
|11||St Blazey (including Par)||9,256||9,958|
|16||Bude (including Stratton)||5,980||7,011|
Gallery of top 21 civil parishes by population
The top civil parishes by population at the time of the United Kingdom Census 2011 with over 7,000 people. Some of these parishes form part of larger conurbations, the largest being Camborne/Carn Brea/Illogan/Redruth/Lanner/Carharrack/St Day, with 55,400. The second largest is St Austell/St Austell Bay/Carlyon/St Blaise/Tywardreath and Par, with 34,700 people. The third largest is Falmouth/Penryn/Mabe with 33,000.
Falmouth (Aberfala) 21,797
Penzance (Pennsans) 21,045
Camborne (Kammbronn) 20,845
Newquay (Tewynblustri) 20,342
St Austell (Sen Austel) 19,958
Truro (Truru) 18,766
Saltash (Essa) 16,419
Bodmin (Bosvena) 14,736
Redruth (Resrudh) 14,018
St Ives (Porth Ia) 11,435
Helston (Hellys) 11,178
Bude (Porthbud) 9,934
Liskeard (Lyskerrys) 9,417
Launceston (Lannstevan) 9,216
Hayle (Heyl) 8,939
Treverbyn (Treverbyn) 8,016
Carn Brea (Karnbre) 8,013
Torpoint (Penntorr) 7,717
St Agnes (Breanek) 7,565
St Stephen-in-Brannel (Eglosstefan) 7,240
Penryn (Pennrynn) 7,093
- "KS101EW (Usual resident population) - Nomis - Official Labour Market Statistics". www.nomisweb.co.uk. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
- Office for National Statistics, Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics
- "Data from the 2011 Census (Office for National Statistics)". Cornwall Council. Retrieved 15 November 2013.