Settlements in English counties by population

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This list article collates links to each county's settlements population page, and show the largest urban areas with populations of 5,000 persons and above within them.

The links in both the table and map go to the same article.

Population of major settlements, by county[edit]

B Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Bristol*, Buckinghamshire
C Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London*, Cornwall, Cumbria
D Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Durham
E East Sussex, East Riding of Yorkshire, Essex
G Gloucestershire, Greater London, Greater Manchester
H Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire
I Isle of Wight
K Kent
L Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire
M Merseyside
N Norfolk, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire
O Oxfordshire
R Rutland
S Shropshire, Somerset, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey
T Tyne and Wear
W Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Sussex, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire

Figures are taken mainly from the ONS/Nomis website[1] and

* - 'City county' - almost wholly built up areas, with no distinct, separated communities.

Compass point counties (also listed in table)

Sussex East, West
Yorkshire East Riding, North, South, West

'Greater' counties (also listed in table)

London containing the City of London*

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "KS101EW (Usual resident population) - Nomis - Official Labour Market Statistics".