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The population of the boroughs in the Metropolitan County of Tyne and Wear.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, passport, country of birth, ethnic group, religion).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1981-06-30
Population
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
Estimate
2001-06-30
Population
Estimate
2011-06-30
Population
Estimate
2020-06-30
GatesheadMetropolitan Borough213,400201,700191,200200,349201,950
Newcastle upon TyneMetropolitan Borough284,200275,000266,200279,092306,824
North TynesideMetropolitan Borough198,700194,600192,000201,206208,871
South TynesideMetropolitan Borough161,900156,700152,800148,164151,133
SunderlandMetropolitan Borough298,100295,900284,600275,330277,846
Tyne and WearMetropolitan County1,156,3001,123,8001,086,8001,104,1411,146,624

Source: UK Office for National Statistics. (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males564,965
Females581,659
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years225,360
18-64 years708,535
65+ years212,729
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years125,802
10-19 years128,790
20-29 years172,315
30-39 years151,416
40-49 years133,035
50-59 years152,456
60-69 years129,271
70-79 years96,082
80-89 years48,279
90+ years9,178
Passport (C 2011)
UK844,083
Republic of Ireland3,050
EU (other)13,447
other passport29,972
no passport219,334
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK1,033,168
Republic of Ireland2,429
EU (other)17,067
Other country52,161
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White1,032,681
Asian45,307
Black8,668
Arab3,926
Mixed/multiple10,755
Other ethnic group3,488
Religion (C 2011)
Christian718,130
Muslim27,654
Hindu5,015
Sikh3,171
Jewish3,900
Buddhist3,333
Other religion2,685
No religion275,116