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Counties and Unitary Districts

The population of all counties and unitary districts in North East England.

NameStatusPopulation
census
1991-04-05
Population
census
2001-04-29
Population
census
2011-03-27
 
County DurhamUnitary County493,741493,470513,242
DarlingtonUnitary District98,90697,838105,564
HartlepoolUnitary District90,40988,61192,028
MiddlesbroughUnitary District140,849134,855138,412
NorthumberlandUnitary County304,557307,190316,028
Redcar and ClevelandUnitary District145,123139,132135,177
Stockton-on-TeesUnitary District173,912178,408191,610
Tyne and WearMetropolitan County1,096,0721,075,9381,104,825
North East EnglandRegion2,543,5692,515,4422,596,886

Contents: Settlements

All built-up areas (or their subdivisions) in North East England with 500 inhabitants or more.

Name StatusCounty/DistrictBuilt-up AreaPopulation
census
1991-04-05
Population
census
2001-04-29
Population
census
2011-03-27
 
AcombBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......1,106
Allendale TownBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......709
AlnwickBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland7,4197,7678,116
AmbleBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland5,6396,0446,025
Annfield PlainBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham10,52210,13010,406
Ashington (Wansbeck)Built-up AreaNorthumberland27,96227,33527,670
BackworthBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear...1,5001,399
Barnard CastleBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham6,0846,7147,040
BearparkBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamUshaw Moor......2,283
BedlingtonBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland15,43016,46416,974
BelfordBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......1,258
BellinghamBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......1,070
Berwick-upon-TweedBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland13,54412,87013,265
BillinghamBuilt-up Area SubdivisionStockton-on-TeesTeesside36,86935,59235,392
Billy RowBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,393...1,354
Bishop AucklandBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamBishop Auckland23,15424,76424,908
Bishop MiddlehamBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,151
Blackhall CollieryBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamPeterlee5,3075,2234,785
BlaydonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside15,51014,64815,155
BlythBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland35,32735,69137,339
BoosbeckBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland......1,168
BournmoorBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSunderland......2,082
BowburnBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,2963,4913,884
BrandonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham9,1629,0829,566
BrottonBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland4,7355,5025,394
BurnhopeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,530...1,421
BurnopfieldBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham4,2683,7763,735
Byers GreenBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......858
Carlton (Stockton-on-Tees)Built-up AreaStockton-on-Tees......726
CastlesideBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham4,5554,6254,881
Chester-le-StreetBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSunderland35,12336,04937,164
Chilton (Sedgefield)Built-up AreaCounty Durham4,2503,9273,744
ChoppingtonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandStakeford......994
ChopwellBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear4,4364,2933,096
CleadonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside5,0884,7954,508
CockfieldBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,537...1,531
ConsettBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamConsett20,14820,65924,828
CorbridgeBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland2,7192,8002,946
CornforthBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,7422,4092,501
CotherstoneBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......594
CoundonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,5243,3563,256
CoxhoeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,3953,3933,522
CragheadBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamStanley (County Durham)......943
CramlingtonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandCramlington26,23828,65327,683
CrookBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham8,2468,4079,498
CroxdaleBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......505
DarlingtonBuilt-up AreaDarlington86,76786,08292,363
Dinnington (Newcastle upon Tyne)Built-up AreaTyne and Wear1,7221,5721,483
Dudley (North Tyneside)Built-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearCramlington5,2775,1795,497
DurhamBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham36,93742,93947,785
EasingtonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham7,5937,4707,193
Easington (Redcar and Cleveland)Built-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland......923
East RaintonBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear......1,213
EbchesterBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......871
Eldon LaneBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamBishop Auckland......1,142
Ellington (Castle Morpeth)Built-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandEllington / Lynemouth2,2532,3482,426
Esh WinningBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,6434,0813,666
EvenwoodBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,9181,6791,608
Felton (Northumberland)Built-up AreaNorthumberland......1,126
Fence HousesBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland......6,649
FerryhillBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham11,61010,5549,805
FishburnBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,2532,4542,588
FrosterleyBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......636
GainfordBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,133
GatesheadBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside118,212112,599120,046
Greatham (Hartlepool)Built-up AreaHartlepool......939
Great LumleyBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,2743,8433,684
GuisboroughBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland18,15617,18616,979
Hadston (East Chevington)Built-up AreaNorthumberland2,4781,7133,570
HaltwhistleBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland3,7733,8113,791
Hamsterley (nr Consett)Built-up AreaCounty Durham......1,030
HartlepoolBuilt-up AreaHartlepoolHartlepool87,31086,07588,855
HaswellBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,248
HawthornBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......500
Haydon BridgeBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland1,784...1,557
HebburnBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside18,18318,80819,148
Heddon-on-the-WallBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......1,318
HeighingtonBuilt-up AreaDarlington......1,383
Hetton-le-HoleBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland13,53812,81512,127
HexhamBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland11,00810,68211,388
High ClarenceBuilt-up Area SubdivisionStockton-on-TeesTeesside......773
High PittingtonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,175
High ShincliffeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,141
High SpenBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear1,757...1,364
HipsburnBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandLesbury......675
HobsonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......694
Houghton-Le-SpringBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland35,10036,74613,863
Howden-le-WearBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,535
HumshaughBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......622
HunwickBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,248
Hurworth-on-TeesBuilt-up AreaDarlington3,2692,8762,797
Ingleby BarwickBuilt-up Area SubdivisionStockton-on-TeesTeesside4,32514,29020,378
JarrowBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside41,74540,79743,431
KelloeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,645...1,502
KibblesworthBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear......1,174
KirklevingtonBuilt-up AreaStockton-on-Tees......809
Kirk MerringtonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......799
LanchesterBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,5993,6683,543
Langley ParkBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,9104,1184,545
LeadgateBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamConsett4,7364,2734,309
LingdaleBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland......1,423
LoftusBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland5,9315,4844,824
LongbentonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside34,63034,87837,070
LongframlingtonBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......864
LonghorsleyBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......887
LonghoughtonBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......1,383
LongnewtonBuilt-up AreaStockton-on-Tees......828
Low Etherley (High Etherley)Built-up AreaCounty Durham1,8492,0731,929
LynemouthBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandEllington / Lynemouth2,0241,8321,858
Marske-by-the-SeaBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland8,9368,9218,282
MedomsleyBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,283
MiddlesbroughBuilt-up Area SubdivisionMiddlesbroughTeesside184,773175,479174,700
Middleton-in-TeesdaleBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......934
Middleton St GeorgeBuilt-up AreaDarlington2,2862,9093,770
MorpethBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland14,39313,55514,403
MurtonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham7,3746,5647,413
NettlesworthBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,093
Newbiggin-by-the-SeaBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland7,1005,9576,308
New BrancepethBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamUshaw Moor......1,144
NewburnBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside......2,537
Newcastle upon TyneBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside255,362254,777268,064
New HartleyBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandSeaton Delaval1,8281,6911,841
New MarskeBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland3,6463,5273,271
Newton AycliffeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham25,08525,65525,964
NorhamBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......579
OtterburnBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......654
OustonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSunderland5,9575,4905,303
OvinghamBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandPrudhoe......1,222
PegswoodBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland3,2253,1743,280
PeltonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSunderland5,2795,2495,278
PeterleeBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamPeterlee31,13929,93627,871
PontelandBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland9,9339,82610,135
PrudhoeBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandPrudhoe11,20410,43710,853
RedcarBuilt-up Area SubdivisionRedcar and ClevelandTeesside35,87736,44337,073
Riding MillBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......966
RothburyBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland1,8051,9632,326
Rowlands GillBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear6,6035,4206,096
RytonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside15,95215,74215,999
SacristonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSacriston4,7264,0784,611
SadbergeBuilt-up AreaDarlington......691
Saltburn-by-the-SeaBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland6,1455,9125,958
School AycliffeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......669
SeahamBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham22,13021,15322,373
Seahouses (North Sunderland)Built-up AreaNorthumberland1,7811,8031,959
Seaton DelavalBuilt-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandSeaton Delaval7,3337,0627,509
Seaton SluiceBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland3,2923,0813,082
SedgefieldBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham4,4244,1704,456
SeghillBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland2,6812,9272,990
Sherburn (nr Durham)Built-up AreaCounty Durham2,8323,0203,140
Sherburn HillBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,202
ShilbottleBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......1,834
ShildonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham11,13610,0759,976
Shotton CollieryBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamPeterlee4,2874,2654,359
SkeltonBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland5,3536,3966,535
SkinningroveBuilt-up AreaRedcar and Cleveland......1,606
SlaleyBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......711
South HettonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSunderland2,7992,5053,032
South ShieldsBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside......75,337
SpennymoorBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham17,38117,27017,766
SpringwellBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland2,6032,0662,074
StaindropBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,310
Stakeford (Guide Post)Built-up Area SubdivisionNorthumberlandStakeford8,6919,3508,642
StanhopeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,3421,6441,602
StanleyBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamStanley (County Durham)18,90519,07220,995
Stillington (Stockton-on-Tees)Built-up AreaStockton-on-Tees......1,210
Stocksfield (Painshawfield)Built-up AreaNorthumberland3,0332,1062,616
Stockton-on-TeesBuilt-up Area SubdivisionStockton-on-TeesTeesside83,57680,06082,729
SunderlandBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland183,310177,739174,286
SunnisideBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside3,4563,4243,390
SwarlandBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......634
Thornaby-on-TeesBuilt-up Area SubdivisionStockton-on-TeesTeesside24,18922,62024,741
ThornleyBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,9702,5262,457
ThrockleyBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside......5,507
Tow HouseBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland......762
Tow LawBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,2041,9522,138
TrimdonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,0493,0072,958
Trimdon Colliery (Deaf Hill)Built-up AreaCounty Durham...1,8712,004
Trimdon GrangeBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,304
TynemouthBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside61,59560,88067,519
Ushaw MoorBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamUshaw Moor6,1595,3823,941
WallsendBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside45,28042,84243,826
WarkworthBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland1,642...1,346
WashingtonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland......67,085
West RaintonBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham2,1822,2552,316
Wheatley HillBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham3,4983,1813,144
WhickhamBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside17,42816,26316,652
WhitburnBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearSunderland5,9715,2355,102
WhitehillBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSunderland......1,370
White-le-HeadBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......1,271
Whitley BayBuilt-up Area SubdivisionTyne and WearTyneside33,33536,54436,702
Widdrington StationBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland2,3192,1972,545
WideopenBuilt-up AreaTyne and Wear8,9879,1278,976
Willington (Wear Valley)Built-up AreaCounty Durham4,9136,1056,633
WingateBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham4,5414,6575,134
Witton GilbertBuilt-up Area SubdivisionCounty DurhamSacriston2,7042,2882,419
Witton-le-WearBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham......567
WolsinghamBuilt-up AreaCounty Durham1,2862,0202,503
WolvistonBuilt-up Area SubdivisionStockton-on-TeesTeesside......877
WoolerBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland1,8681,8571,983
WylamBuilt-up AreaNorthumberland1,5341,5491,412
Wynyard VillageBuilt-up AreaStockton-on-Tees......2,462
Yarm (Eaglescliffe)Built-up AreaStockton-on-Tees18,72918,33519,184

Source: UK National Statistics.
The comparability of the 2011 population figures with previous census results is restricted because of boundary and methodology changes.