List of settlements in Wiltshire by population

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This is a list of settlements in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire. These are shown in the table below along with some less populous settlements.

Population ranking[edit]

# Settlement Unitary Area Population[1][2][3] Designation
2001 2011
1 Swindon Swindon 155,700 182,441 Town
2 Salisbury Wiltshire 43,400 44,748 City
3 Trowbridge Wiltshire 33,100 39,409 Town
4 Chippenham Wiltshire 33,190 35,800 Town
5 Melksham Wiltshire 18,210 19,357 Town
6 Devizes Wiltshire 14,380 18,064 Town
7 Warminster Wiltshire 17,377 17,490 Town
8 Calne Wiltshire 13,790 17,274 Town
9 Westbury Wiltshire 13,360 16,989 Town
10 Corsham Wiltshire 11,320 13,432 Town
11 Wootton Bassett Wiltshire 10,936 11,265 Town
12 Amesbury Wiltshire 8,310 10,116 Town
13 Tidworth Wiltshire 6,540 9,174 Town (garrison town)
14 Bradford-on-Avon Wiltshire 9,072 9,149 Town
15 Bulford Camp Wiltshire 9,310 8,556 Military camp
16 Marlborough Wiltshire 7,710 8,092 Town
17 Highworth Swindon 7,996 7,886 Town
18 Wroughton Swindon 6,279 6,474 Village
19 Malmesbury Wiltshire 5,280 6,318 Town
20 Hilperton[4] Wiltshire 4,284 4,967 Village
21 Lyneham[5] Wiltshire 5,319 4,945 Village
22 Ludgershall[6] Wiltshire 3,775 4,427 Town
23 Purton[7] Wiltshire 3,934 4,228 Village
24 Cricklade[8] Wiltshire 4,132 4,227 Town
25 Bulford[9] Wiltshire 4,698 4,201 Village
26 Pewsey[10] Wiltshire 3,237 3,634 Village
27 Wilton[11] Wiltshire 3,873 3,579 Town
28 Box[12] Wiltshire 3,439 3,525 Village
29 Redlynch[13] Wiltshire 3,475 3,448 Village
30 Downton[14] Wiltshire 2,869 3,073 Village
31 Colerne[15] Wiltshire 2,807 2,972 Village

Gallery of some of the settlements[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire (Unitary County, South West England, United Kingdom) – Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Swindon (Unitary District, South West England, United Kingdom) – Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. ^ "KS101EW (Usual resident population) – Official Labour Market Statistics". Nomis. Durham University. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Hilperton census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Lyneham census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Ludgershall census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Purton census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Cricklade census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Bulford census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Pewsey census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Wilton census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  12. ^ "Box census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Redlynch census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  14. ^ "Downton census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Colerne census information". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 14 November 2018.