The UNITED KINGDOM

historical demographical data of the administrative division from 1974 until the mid 1990's


COUNTY a.o.capitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1995e1994c1991c1991e1984mc1981c1981e1976c1971c1961codecodecodepositionparticularsvariants of the name
source:GLPG (c1991)GLEWBBGLPGBGGLPGGLPGPGGLISOFIPSin each
country
ENGLAND:
AvonBristol13461332517982,3978,7962,0932,7939,8925,7900,4920,2905,9828,9AVAVNUK01swc
BedfordshireBedford12351236477545,7543,1534,3524,1515,7509,2502,0491,7464,2382,7BDBDFUK02cse
BerkshireReading12591259485783,2769,2752,5734,2715,3688,1671,3659,0631,4516,8BKBRKUK03css
BuckinghamshireAylesbury18831877727665,9658,4640,2632,5594,6571,6560,5512,0476,1377,9BUBKMUK04csse
CambridgeshireCambridge340934001316693,9686,9669,9645,1609,2589,0567,9563,0505,6436,5CMCAMUK05ce
CheshireChester23282331899978,1975,6966,5956,6937,4928,3921,6916,4866,5729,7CHCHSUK06wc
ClevelandMiddlesbrough583597225559,2560,1557,0550,3562,7568,4565,9567,9567,7526,5CVCLVUK07nw
CornwallTruro356435301369482,7479,6475,2468,4439,0426,5418,6407,1381,6343,2COCONUK08swCornwall and Isles of Scilly
CumbriaCarlisle681068172629490,3490,2489,7483,2483,6476,7471,7473,6476,1470,1CUCMAUK09nw
DerbyshireMatlock/Derby263126291016957,9954,1939,8928,6911,7910,2901,8887,6886,6846,8DBDBYUK10ccapital until 1958: Derby
DevonExeter6711669825911058,81053,41040,01010,0978,3959,7930,1942,1898,4822,7DVDVVUK11sw
DorsetDorchester265426531025678,7673,0662,9645,2617,8596,6579,0575,8554,4499,7DSDORUK12scsw
DurhamDurham24362429941607,7607,8604,3594,3603,7606,4598,8610,4607,1605,3DHDURUK13ne
East SussexLewes17951794693730,9726,5716,5690,4678,9666,7641,0655,6647,4586,2ESESXUK14se
EssexChelmsford3672366214191577,51569,91548,01528,61496,71480,11461,81426,21358,11103,6EXESSUK15sec
GloucestershireGloucester264326531020552,7549,5538,8528,4509,2503,8493,7491,5467,1426,3GCGLSUK16csw
Greater LondonLondon157915786107007,16967,56803,16679,76756,06851,46608,87028,27452,37992,3GLGTLUK17secmetropolitan county
Greater ManchesterManchester128712894972578,32578,02561,62499,42588,32624,42575,42684,12728,82719,8GMGTMUK18cnwmetropolitan county
HampshireWinchester3777377714581616,71605,71578,71541,51509,51479,51443,31456,21373,01150,6HAHAMUK19sc
Hereford and WorcesterWorcester392639231516694,3699,9686,0676,7645,3634,7624,4594,2560,0491,9HWHWRUK20csw
HertfordshireHertford163416396311011,21005,4989,5975,8980,3964,8953,4937,3924,7787,8HTHRTUK21cse
HumbersideBeverley351235081356889,2889,5874,4858,0851,6852,4843,3848,6838,7797,1HSHUMUK22eccapital until 1989: Kingston upon Hull
Isle of WightNewport, IOW381380147125,1124,6126,6124,6120,9116,3114,9111,3109,595,7IWIOWUK23sc
KentMaidstone3731372814411551,31546,31538,81508,91491,71482,91448,41448,11399,41198,5KEKENUK24se
LancashirePreston3063307011831426,01424,01408,01384,01379,11382,21362,91375,51344,71261,1LALANUK25wnw
LeicestershireLeicester25532551986923,0916,9890,8867,5866,1857,7835,6837,9799,6706,1LELECUK26c
LincolnshireLincoln591559212284611,8605,6592,6584,5556,6547,7543,3524,5503,5468,6LILINUK27ec
MerseysideLiverpool6526552521427,21434,41441,11403,61490,71524,71503,11578,01656,51718,3MSMSYUK28wnwmetropolitan county
NorfolkNorwich536853852073772,4768,5759,4745,6714,5619,5686,3662,5625,7565,9NFNFKUK29ecse
North YorkshireNorthallerton830983093211730,6726,1720,9702,2691,1673,9653,6653,0627,2575,2NYNYKUK30ncne
NorthamptonshireNorthampton23672367914599,3594,8587,1578,8539,8532,4525,0505,9468,7398,0NANTHUK31csec
NorthumberlandMorpeth, Alnwick503250261943307,3307,7307,1304,7300,7301,1295,4287,3279,5274,3NBNBLUK32necapital until 1989: Newcastle upon Tyne
NottinghamshireNottingham216421608361031,91030,91015,5993,91000,1991,9976,6977,5974,5901,0NTNTTUK33ce
OxfordshireOxford260825831007598,4590,2579,7547,6555,7455,2507,2541,8498,2403,0OXOXFUK34cs
ShropshireShrewsbury349034881347419,9416,5412,5406,4386,6382,1370,4359,0337,1297,7SPSHRUK35wcSalop
SomersetTaunton345134521335481,0477,9469,4460,4440,9428,9417,5404,4386,4345,4SMSOMUK36sw
South YorkshireBarnsley1560155915601303,91305,41292,71262,61305,41315,11292,01318,31322,51303,3SYSYKUK37cnmetropolitan county
StaffordshireStafford2716271510491056,41054,41047,41031,11019,41015,71005,7997,6963,8849,3STSTSUK38cw
SuffolkIpswich379737981466656,8649,5661,9636,3615,9604,9590,2577,6538,0467,1SFSFKUK39ecse
SurreyKingston upon Thames167916776471044,41041,21035,51018,01014,41014,8991,11002,91002,2905,6SRSRYUK40scse
Tyne and WearNewcastle upon Tyne5405372081131,01134,01125,61095,21142,41161,11135,51182,91211,71243,8TWTWRUK41nemetropolitan county
WarwickshireWarwick19811979765498,7496,3489,9484,2477,7474,5469,7471,0455,5386,8WRWARUK42csw
West MidlandsBirmingham8998993472637,22627,82619,02551,72647,02674,02628,42743,32793,32371,8WMWMDUK43cswmetropolitan county
West SussexChichester19891969768731,5722,1713,6702,3682,7666,0650,1623,4593,6492,1WSWSXUK44scse
West YorkshireWakefield203920347872105,82104,02066,22013,72056,22065,42021,62072,52067,62005,4WYWYKUK45ssemetropolitan county
WiltshireTrowbridge/Amesbury348134761344590,6586,3575,1564,5536,2521,3512,6512,8487,0423,0WLWILUK46scsw
ENGLAND (subtotal:)London1304391303285131748903,848707,448067,347056,046956,446623,545771,846417,746017,443099,4
WALES:
ClwydMold24302430937418,3417,4413,8408,1396,3392,2385,6376,0358,6322,3CDCWDUK90ne
DyfedCarmarthen576657662226353,3352,9350,9343,5335,0332,3323,0323,1316,4315,7DFDFDUK91sw
GwentCwmbran13771377531452,6452,2446,9442,2439,7440,1436,5439,6441,4424,0GWGNTUK92secapital until 1989: Newport
GwyneddCaernarvon386338631494240,4240,3240,1235,5232,7234,1222,3225,1220,6213,7GDGWNUK93nw
Mid GlamorganCardiff10171017393544,0544,5541,6534,1533,9537,0533,6540,4531,6519,5MGMGMUK94sce
PowysLlandrindod Wells507750771960120,7120,2118,7117,5110,6111,3108,1101,599,2102,3POPOWUK95ec
South GlamorganCardiff416416161417,3414,6405,9392,8394,4390,4376,7389,2390,3380,3SGSGMUK96se
West GlamorganSwansea820820315370,2371,0368,7361,4364,6369,7363,8371,9373,2366,3WGWGMUK97sc
WALES (subtotal:)Cardiff207662076680172916,82913,12886,62835,12807,22807,12749,62766,82731,32644,1
ENGLAND and WALES (subtotal:)1512051510945933451820,651620,550953,949891,149763,649430,648521,449184,548748,745743,5
SCOTLAND:
BordersNewtown Saint Boswells471346701804106,2105,7103,9103,9101,399,297,399,998,5102,2BOBORUK78se
CentralStirling263526271016273,9273,4268,0267,5272,8373,1268,2270,1263,0244,6CECENUK79cs
Dumfries and GallowayDumfries639663702459147,9147,8147,1147,8146,2145,1141,9143,6143,2146,4DGDGYUK80scsw
FifeGlenrothes13121308505351,6352,1339,3341,2344,5326,5325,1338,7327,1320,7FIFIFUK81eccapital until 1989: Cupar
GrampianAberdeen869887073361532,8532,5493,2503,9497,3470,6462,9453,8438,6440,3GPGMPUK82nec
HighlandInverness25398253049804208,3207,5209,4204,0197,2200,0187,0186,5175,6163,9HIHLDUK83nc
LothianEdinburgh17161756664764,6758,6723,7726,0744,6735,9723,2755,3745,6710,2LOLTNUK84cse
Orkney IslandsKirkwall97697637719,919,319,619,318,918,417,717,118,7ORORKUK85ne
Shetland IslandsLerwick1433143355323,122,422,523,426,722,819,017,317,8SHZETUK86ne
StrathclydeGlasgow135031352952272283,72287,82218,22248,72373,42397,82375,02488,62575,42584,0SCSTDUK87cw
TaysideDundee794275022893395,6395,0385,3383,8394,4391,5382,8402,2397,6397,8TATAYUK88ce
Western IslesStornoway28982898111929,031,029,631,531,830,729,729,932,6WIWISUK89nw
Islands areas72,0nfigures of Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands and Western Isles combined
SCOTLAND (subtotal:)Edinburgh7762077080297825136,65132,44960,84998,55145,75217,15035,35205,15228,95179,2
NORTHERN IRELAND:e1983m (SY)
AntrimAntrim56357821748,546,644,545,544,445,038,534,0ANANTUK52ce
ArdsNewtownards36938114266,763,664,859,757,657,852,246,8ADARDUK53ec
ArmaghArmagh67267125952,550,751,849,947,649,248,146,4AMARMUK54sc
BallymenaBallymena63863224657,556,156,655,454,454,852,749,0BLBLAUK55ne
BallymoneyBallymoney41941916224,623,824,223,422,922,922,321,9BYBLYUK56ne
BanbridgeBanbridge44444617237,332,033,530,629,930,128,628,7BBBNBUK57cse
BelfastBelfast14011544296,7303,8279,2322,6295,2314,3363,0416,7BFBFSUK58ec
CarrickfergusCarrickfergus87823434,929,332,828,428,528,627,527,0CFCKFUK59ec
CastlereaghBelfast85853363,457,960,859,860,860,863,564,4CSCSRUK60ec
ColeraineColeraine48548618754,147,750,447,446,346,745,044,6CLCLRUK61nc
CookstownCookstown62362224131,327,731,129,326,628,327,826,1CKCKTUK62c
CraigavonCraigavon38237914778,176,675,073,471,273,372,067,7CRCGVUK63cs
DerryDerry382387149102,897,595,496,183,489,187,684,9LDDRYUK70nwLondonderry (until 1984)
DownDownpatrick64665025060,756,458,054,052,953,248,246,9DWDOWUK64ese
DungannonDungannon77978330146,843,945,445,741,143,943,342,6DNDGNUK65sc
FermanaghEnniskillen1876187772454,750,354,051,651,051,650,951,0FEFERUK66sw
LarneLarne33833613130,028,729,429,328,929,128,729,9LRLRNUK67ene
LimavadyLimavady58758622730,929,629,628,026,327,025,623,8LMLMVUK68nwc
LisburnLisburn444446171106,092,999,587,982,184,081,470,7LBLSBUK69ce
MagherafeltMagherafelt57357222137,033,336,334,230,832,532,231,5MFMFTUK71cn
MoyleBallycastle49549419114,815,214,814,514,314,413,014,0MYMYLUK72ne
Newry and MourneNewry89590934684,187,182,983,472,276,675,272,4NMNYMUK73se
NewtonabbeyNewtownabbey1521515878,672,374,071,971,672,272,766,9NWNTAUK74ec
North DownBangor73822874,070,771,866,865,866,360,452,6NDNDNUK75ec
OmaghOmagh1129113043646,945,845,846,941,244,341,841,2OMOMHUK76cw
StrabaneStrabane87086233636,135,736,137,035,036,335,934,4SBSTBUK77wnw
NORTHERN IRELAND (subtotal:)Belfast141461416054531641,71641,71575,21577,71572,71482,01532,31538,11536,11425,0
UNITED KINGDOM of GB & NI (total:)London2429712423349456958598,958394,657489,956467,356482,056129,755089,055927,755513,752347,7Great Britain and Northern Ireland; not included: Channel Islands and Isle of Man
other:
CHANNEL ISLANDS:
Guernsey and DependenciesSaint Peter Port78763061,460,557,061,758,256,053,747,2GUGSYGKnw
JerseySaint Helier1161164585,284,080,284,180,276,172,763,3JEJSYJEse
CHANNEL ISLANDS (subtotal:)Saint Helier19519275146,5144,5137,2145,8138,4129,3132,0123,7126,4110,5
Isle of ManDouglas57257222171,770,564,364,364,364,764,756,349,748,2IMIOMIMwc
UNITED KINGDOM (general total:)London2437382430989486558817,158609,657691,456677,456684,756323,755285,756107,755689,952506,4in this total figure the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are included

Particulars: Source "BG" = Bartholomew gazetteer of places in Britain / comp. by Oliver Mason.
The sources used do not give comparative figures between the division before and after the changes in the mid 1990's.
From some years no detailed figures of Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are available.
File created on 2001.12.05 by Jan Lahmeyer

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