Population of selected cities in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016*

Population of selected cities United Kingdom (UK) 2016 This statistic shows the population of selected cities in the United Kingdom as of the first half of 2016*. At approximately 8.8 million, London, the English capital, had a colossal population in comparison to other cities in the country. The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has, by comparison, over 507 thousand inhabitants.
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Population
London 8,769,659
Birmingham 1,128,077
Leeds 781,087
Glasgow City615,070
Sheffield 574,050
Bradford 532,539
Manchester 541,319
Edinburgh, City of507,170
Liverpool 487,605
Bristol, City of455,966
Barnet 384,774
Cardiff / Caerdydd 361,168
Belfast339,579
Population
London 8,769,659
Birmingham 1,128,077
Leeds 781,087
Glasgow City615,070
Sheffield 574,050
Bradford 532,539
Manchester 541,319
Edinburgh, City of507,170
Liverpool 487,605
Bristol, City of455,966
Barnet 384,774
Cardiff / Caerdydd 361,168
Belfast339,579
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This statistic shows the population of selected cities in the United Kingdom as of the first half of 2016*. At approximately 8.8 million, London, the English capital, had a colossal population in comparison to other cities in the country. The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has, by comparison, over 507 thousand inhabitants.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
Mid-2016
Supplementary notes
* Estimates. Mid-2016

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