Counties

Isle of Wight Population 2021

The Isle of Wight population (2021) is 142,296. If we exclude the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, the Isle of Wight is the second largest island by population in the UK, after Portsea Island just across the water in Portsmouth. The Isle of...

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Population of Cornwall 2021

The population of Cornwall in 2021, the latest date for which data is available, is 568,210. This makes Cornwall (Kernow) the 40th largest county in England by population. In addition, the population of the Isles of Scilly (a district of Cornwall)...

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Population of Somerset (2021)

The population of Somerset is 965,424. Located in the South West of England, Somerset is the 22nd most populous ceremonial county in England. The county of Somerset is divided into three main parts. Somerset County Council administers the non...

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Population of Yorkshire (2021)

The 2021 population of Yorkshire is 5.4 million people (latest available data). To put the size of Yorkshire’s population into context, the county is home to more people than the entire population of many countries – for example, Scotland, New...

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English Counties by Population and Area 2021

This article ranks the 48 English ceremonial counties by population and size.  A ceremonial county is a geographical area that a Lord Lieutenant has been appointed to. Because of the changes in local government boundaries in England over many...

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