UK Towns By Population

This is the complete list of all UK locations ranked by population. We have listed the locations that have over 20K inhabitants. You can use this list for many purposes, one of them being to figure out which locations to target and how competitive the areas are for your SEO strategies.

Town/LocationPopulation (2015)
London8,754,710
Birmingham1,126,927
Liverpool565,161
Bristol560,982
Manchester537,820
Sheffield535,782
Leeds493,623
Leicester458,175
Bradford357,385
Coventry355,026
Nottingham302,029
Kingston upon Hull (Hull)286,989
Newcastle upon Tyne279,534
Stoke-on-Trent273,219
Southampton266,391
Derby260,955
Portsmouth245,360
Plymouth241,124
Brighton and Hove239,695
Reading226,133
Northampton225,740
Luton222,933
Wolverhampton213,953
Bolton198,826
Bournemouth198,579
Norwich193,821
Swindon189,307
Southend-on-Sea180,596
Milton Keynes180,465
Middlesbrough175,814
Sunderland175,079
Peterborough171,349
Warrington170,148
Huddersfield168,698
Oxford168,270
Slough161,055
York160,698
Poole157,880
Cambridge (/ Milton)154,499
Ipswich147,225
Telford146,010
Blackpool145,132
Gloucester143,507
Birkenhead143,472
Watford139,847
Sale137,062
Colchester129,073
Solihull125,378
High Wycombe124,475
Exeter122,064
Gateshead120,622
Blackburn117,805
Cheltenham117,546
Maidstone115,166
Chelmsford114,202
Basingstoke112,911
Basildon112,793
Eastbourne112,501
Worthing112,332
Salford112,072
Doncaster111,782
Crawley111,223
Rotherham110,113
Rochdale108,912
Stockport108,698
Sutton Coldfield108,219
Gillingham107,818
Woking106,034
Wigan105,629
St Helens103,901
Lincoln103,745
Worcester102,742
Wakefield102,299
Oldham101,695
Bath100,231
Hemel Hempstead100,147
Preston98,847
Rayleigh97,532
Barnsley95,194
Southport92,937
Stevenage92,622
Hastings92,240
Darlington92,201
Bedford91,319
Halifax90,472
Hartlepool89,316
Chesterfield88,963
Grimsby88,337
Chester87,587
Nuneaton87,243
Weston-super-Mare86,788
St Albans86,125
Harlow85,520
Guildford83,765
Stockton-on-Tees83,505
Redditch82,544
Bracknell82,513
Dudley82,340
Scunthorpe81,997
Burnley81,924
Batley81,830
Chatham80,838
Eastleigh80,325
Aylesbury80,201
Mansfield79,921
Bury78,723
Newcastle-under-Lyme77,414
West Bromwich75,939
South Shields75,592
Carlisle75,569
Burton upon Trent74,660
Tamworth74,272
Gosport73,342
Crewe73,094
Harrogate72,764
Shrewsbury72,704
Rugby72,690
Lowestoft71,874
Ashford71,838
Grays71,681
Atherton71,369
Stafford69,300
Walsall69,024
Cannock68,731
Tynemouth68,082
Bamber Bridge67,948
Bognor Regis67,870
Walton-on-Thames67,152
Washington67,019
Farnborough66,486
Rochester66,364
Paignton65,791
Maidenhead65,725
Dewsbury65,059
Filton64,961
Margate64,286
Loughborough64,014
Stourbridge63,323
Widnes62,722
Hereford62,502
Taunton61,618
Runcorn61,358
Scarborough61,082
Ellesmere Port61,055
Wallasey60,509
Canterbury59,782
Royal Tunbridge Wells59,365
Corby59,019
Halesowen59,005
Kettering58,162
Gravesend58,067
Aldershot58,015
Bebington57,724
Littlehampton57,546
Royal Leamington Spa56,898
Macclesfield56,701
Kidderminster56,668
Christchurch55,470
Weymouth54,911
Altrincham54,837
Brentwood54,715
Ewell53,402
Keighley53,373
Beeston53,012
Willenhall52,366
Clacton-on-Sea52,306
Folkestone52,254
Sittingbourne51,469
Esher51,403
Bootle51,354
Welwyn Garden City51,320
Smethwick51,150
Wellingborough51,003
Lancaster50,778
Kingswinford50,442
Shoreham-by-Sea50,422
Torquay50,069
Durham50,057
Carlton49,918
Crosby49,845
Bloxwich49,707
Horsham49,356
King’s Lynn48,066
Horndean47,881
Swadlincote47,858
Banbury47,559
Sutton-in-Ashfield47,409
Yeovil47,352
Hinckley47,349
West Bridgford46,861
Cheshunt46,854
Winchester46,596
Ashton-under-Lyne46,345
Havant46,149
Northwich45,827
Locks Heath (/ Warsash / Whiteley)45,449
Salisbury45,354
Wokingham45,045
Andover45,008
Barrow-in-Furness44,794
Wallsend44,384
Tipton44,152
Lytham St Annes43,778
Grantham43,720
Boston43,674
Middleton43,562
Hoddesdon43,538
Bridgwater43,524
Bexhill (Bexhill-on-Sea)43,478
Jarrow43,338
Dover43,206
Fareham43,028
Braintree42,995
Kirkby42,847
Worksop42,485
Urmston42,466
Ramsgate42,171
Trowbridge42,131
Hatfield42,115
Bury St Edmunds41,900
Castleford41,321
Leighton Buzzard40,961
Fleet40,563
Newbury40,499
Tonbridge40,356
Great Yarmouth40,044
Eccles39,916
Herne Bay39,908
Bishop’s Stortford39,771
Aldridge39,631
Ilkeston39,523
Cleethorpes39,319
Abingdon (Abingdon-on-Thames)39,175
Arnold39,135
Long Eaton38,949
Leyland38,910
Bletchley38,881
Camberley38,860
Newark-on-Trent38,696
Canvey Island38,643
Prescot38,317
Chorley37,906
Blyth37,886
Great Malvern37,782
Chester-le-Street37,568
Longbenton37,445
Redcar37,211
Wilmslow37,185
Borehamwood37,099
Redhill36,903
Whitley Bay36,768
Denton36,667
Haywards Heath36,495
Woodley36,476
Hitchin36,178
Chadderton36,050
Chippenham35,772
Fulwood35,744
Accrington35,685
Coalville35,592
Wath-upon-Dearne35,447
Bridlington35,282
Romiley35,214
Billingham35,151
Exmouth35,130
Rowley Regis35,039
Billericay34,787
Bromsgrove34,678
Wickford34,582
Hyde34,495
Skelmersdale34,492
Letchworth Garden City34,271
Spalding34,049
Epsom33,970
Stroud33,967
Morecambe33,953
Hucknall33,729
Lichfield33,726
Brighouse33,659
Pudsey33,580
Whitstable33,356
Wisbech33,155
Glossop33,018
Bicester32,986
Leatherhead32,808
Warwick32,316
Loughton32,281
Dunstable32,175
Windsor32,160
St Neots32,114
Brierley Hill31,731
Barnstaple31,713
Burgess Hill31,514
Sedgley31,265
Bilston31,232
Bedworth30,932
Radcliffe30,872
Rushden30,832
Yate30,811
Harpenden30,778
Deal30,764
Beverley30,645
Sevenoaks30,599
Winsford30,560
Chichester30,220
East Grinstead30,116
Witney30,105
Nelson29,918
Weybridge29,772
Morley29,705
Heswall29,700
Pontefract29,656
Northfleet29,392
Totton29,378
Heywood29,000
Shipley28,995
Kendal28,958
Ashford28,900
Didcot28,811
Stratford-upon-Avon28,580
Stanford-le-Hope28,476
Burntwood28,408
Ashton-in-Makerfield28,397
Hertford28,243
Egham27,926
Kirkby-in-Ashfield27,611
Stretford27,596
Darwen27,584
Farnworth27,567
Ashington27,531
Haverhill27,414
Melton Mowbray27,408
Cramlington27,266
Frome27,174
Peterlee27,143
Ferndown26,989
Bentley26,973
Newton Abbot26,690
Stalybridge26,649
Hedge End26,627
Thetford26,614
Staines (Staines-upon-Thames)26,552
Congleton26,531
Farnham26,509
Ditton (/ Aylesford / East Malling)26,375
Maghull26,324
Kidsgrove26,189
Bushey26,106
Thatcham26,036
Witham26,035
Heanor25,909
Newton Aycliffe25,851
Portishead25,847
Thornaby-on-Tees25,751
Swinton25,717
Fleetwood25,538
Evesham25,502
Consett25,460
Bishop Auckland25,423
Plymstock25,373
Newport25,346
Ormskirk25,330
Huntingdon25,307
St Austell25,231
Rickmansworth25,230
Wednesfield25,226
Stubbington25,088
Skegness25,082
Cheadle Hulme24,935
Oldbury24,927
Market Harborough24,858
Hindley24,736
Gorleston-on-Sea24,665
Wombwell24,659
Daventry24,573
Horley24,539
Rugeley24,511
Ryde24,430
Broomhall / Windlesham / Virginia Water24,249
Westhoughton24,196
Golborne24,186
Amersham24,155
Broadstairs24,041
Droylsden24,031
Burnham-on-Sea23,912
Belper23,907
Droitwich (Droitwich Spa)23,826
Whitehaven23,811
Rawtenstall23,659
Felixstowe23,634
Royton23,406
Falmouth23,369
Seaford23,316
Chesham23,285
Newton-le-Willows23,267
Godalming23,178
Coseley23,174
Alfreton23,157
Potters Bar23,141
Formby23,092
Clifton22,971
Reigate22,903
Sudbury22,824
Chapeltown22,802
Bingley22,793
Retford22,776
Caterham22,650
New Addington22,629
Buxton22,616
Seaham22,492
Gainsborough22,117
Workington22,113
Holmfirth22,081
Kenilworth22,014
Goole21,937
Maldon21,741
Ossett21,718
Normanton21,714
Swanscombe21,655
Crowborough21,597
Ingleby Barwick21,592
Gatley21,492
Hailsham21,440
March21,425
Berkhamsted21,348
Stanley21,321
Truro21,278
Camborne21,248
Clevedon21,230
Ampthill21,157
Walkden21,119
Dereham21,089
Dronfield21,088
Whitefield21,033
Brownhills21,022
Newquay20,951
South Ockendon20,947
Dukinfield20,937
Newmarket20,936
Tewkesbury20,741
Sandhurst20,732
Stowmarket20,694
Redruth20,657
Kempston20,622
Gerrards Cross (/ Chalfont St Peter)20,566
Harwich20,436
Irlam20,426
Dinnington20,391
New Milton20,322
Stourport-on-Severn20,290
Hythe20,275
Faversham20,274
Stamford20,270
Minster20,257
Portslade-by-Sea20,210
Ely19,969
Tiverton19,927
Horwich19,895
Leek19,757

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