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United Kingdom (UK): population density 2018, by country

Population density in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018 (people per sq. km), by country

by Daniel Clark, last edited Aug 9, 2019
United Kingdom (UK): population density 2018, by country As of 2018, the population density for the United Kingdom was 274 people per square kilometer. Of the countries which make up the United Kingdom, England is by far the most densely populated at 430 people per square kilometer. Scotland, by contrast, is the most sparsely populated country in the United Kingdom, with only 70 people per square kilometer.
UK population over 66 million
According to the official mid-year population estimate, the population of the United Kingdom was over 66.4 million in 2018. Most of the population lived in England, where an estimated 55.97 million people resided, followed by Scotland at 5.4 million, Wales with 3.1 million and finally Northern Ireland at just under 1.9 million.

London calling
Within England, the South East was the region with the highest population at over 9 million, followed by the London region at around 8.8 million. In terms of urban areas, Greater London is the largest city in the United Kingdom, followed by the West Midlands centered around Birmingham and then Greater Manchester in the North West of England.
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Population density in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018 (people per sq. km), by country

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