English Districts by Population Density

Rank District Density
(per km²)
County
1 Islington 15,670 Greater London
2 Tower Hamlets 15,404 Greater London
3 Hackney 14,358 Greater London
4 Kensington and Chelsea 12,931 Greater London
5 Lambeth 12,230 Greater London
6 Westminster 11,522 Greater London
7 Camden 11,297 Greater London
8 Hammersmith and Fulham 10,954 Greater London
9 Southwark 10,853 Greater London
10 Newham 9,419 Greater London
11 Haringey 9,407 Greater London
12 Wandsworth 9,226 Greater London
13 Lewisham 8,587 Greater London
14 Brent 7,593 Greater London
15 Waltham Forest 7,107 Greater London
16 Ealing 6,179 Greater London
17 Greenwich 5,910 Greater London
18 Barking and Dagenham 5,717 Greater London
19 Merton 5,450 Greater London
20 Portsmouth 5,318 Hampshire
21 Redbridge 5,303 Greater London
22 Southampton 5,094 Hampshire
23 Luton 5,000 Bedfordshire
24 Harrow 4,929 Greater London
25 Hounslow 4,843 Greater London
26 Leicester 4,749 Leicestershire
27 Kingston upon Thames 4,726 Greater London
28 Manchester 4,680 Greater Manchester
29 Sutton 4,611 Greater London
30 Slough 4,523 Berkshire
31 Watford 4,515 Hertfordshire
32 Barnet 4,450 Greater London
33 Croydon 4,420 Greater London
34 Nottingham 4,359 Nottinghamshire
35 Liverpool 4,332 Merseyside
36 Southend-on-Sea 4,305 Essex
37 Bournemouth 4,280 Dorset
38 Birmingham 4,199 West Midlands
39 Bristol 4,140 Bristol
40 Enfield 4,099 Greater London
41 Bexley 4,040 Greater London
42 Reading 4,026 Berkshire
43 Blackpool 3,994 Lancashire
44 Sandwell 3,771 West Midlands
45 Wolverhampton 3,695 West Midlands
46 Hull 3,642 East Riding of Yorkshire
47 Norwich 3,614 Norfolk
48 Coventry 3,577 West Midlands
49 Oxford 3,537 Oxfordshire
50 Brighton & Hove 3,493 East Sussex
51 Ipswich 3,438 Suffolk
52 Richmond upon Thames 3,411 Greater London
53 Gosport 3,366 Hampshire
54 Stevenage 3,353 Hertfordshire
55 Worthing 3,339 West Sussex
56 Plymouth 3,309 Devon
57 Derby 3,283 Derbyshire
58 Dudley 3,242 West Midlands
59 City of London 3,241 City of London
60 Cambridge 3,238 Cambridgeshire
61 Gloucester 3,168 Gloucestershire
62 Hastings 3,103 East Sussex
63 Worcester 3,075 Worcestershire
64 Harlow 2,815 Essex
65 Northampton 2,791 Northamptonshire
66 Exeter 2,759 Devon
67 Lincoln 2,740 Lincolnshire
68 Stoke-on-Trent 2,709 Staffordshire
69 Walsall 2,680 West Midlands
70 Hillingdon 2,614 Greater London
71 Newcastle upon Tyne 2,613 Tyne and Wear
72 Middlesbrough 2,605 North Yorkshire
73 Salford 2,558 Greater Manchester
74 Cheltenham 2,522 Gloucestershire
75 Tamworth 2,494 Staffordshire
76 Crawley 2,476 West Sussex
77 North Tyneside 2,469 Tyne and Wear
78 Rushmoor 2,466 Hampshire
79 Oadby and Wigston 2,372 Leicestershire
80 Poole 2,339 Dorset
81 Epsom and Ewell 2,335 Surrey
82 Eastbourne 2,333 East Sussex
83 South Tyneside 2,320 Tyne and Wear
84 Stockport 2,305 Greater Manchester
85 Havering 2,249 Greater London
86 Havant 2,232 Hampshire
87 Trafford 2,213 Greater Manchester
88 Spelthorne 2,203 Surrey
89 Bromley 2,177 Greater London
90 Tameside 2,163 Greater Manchester
91 Torbay 2,128 Devon
92 Wirral 2,045 Merseyside
93 Bolton 2,025 Greater Manchester
94 Sunderland 2,022 Tyne and Wear
95 Castle Point 1,990 Essex
96 Bury 1,896 Greater Manchester
97 Broxbourne 1,881 Hertfordshire
98 Sefton 1,769 Merseyside
99 Wigan 1,716 Greater Manchester
100 Knowsley 1,710 Merseyside
101 Basildon 1,666 Essex
102 Oldham 1,634 Greater Manchester
103 Eastleigh 1,625 Hampshire
104 Nuneaton and Bedworth 1,608 Warwickshire
105 Halton 1,604 Cheshire
106 Chesterfield 1,581 Derbyshire
107 Woking 1,567 Surrey
108 Redditch 1,566 Worcestershire
109 Weymouth and Portland 1,564 Dorset
110 Sheffield 1,563 South Yorkshire
111 Fareham 1,554 Hampshire
112 Adur 1,514 West Sussex
113 Bradford 1,458 West Yorkshire
114 Dartford 1,450 Kent
115 Medway 1,439 Kent
116 Leeds 1,416 West Yorkshire
117 Gateshead 1,416 Tyne and Wear
118 Broxtowe 1,406 Nottinghamshire
119 Mansfield 1,400 Nottinghamshire
120 Elmbridge 1,396 Surrey
121 Rochdale 1,367 Greater Manchester
122 Thanet 1,361 Kent
123 St Helens 1,308 Merseyside
124 Cannock Chase 1,249 Staffordshire
125 Solihull 1,187 West Midlands
126 Warrington 1,156 Cheshire
127 Ashfield 1,136 Nottinghamshire
128 Reigate and Banstead 1,127 Surrey
129 Runnymede 1,113 Surrey
130 Hyndburn 1,103 Lancashire
131 Bracknell Forest 1,092 Berkshire
132 Gravesham 1,078 Kent
133 Blackburn with Darwen 1,073 Lancashire
134 Kirklees 1,069 West Yorkshire
135 Erewash 1,047 Derbyshire
136 Three Rivers 1,041 Hertfordshire
137 Hertsmere 1,023 Hertfordshire
138 Thurrock 1,021 Essex
139 Preston 996 Lancashire
140 Wakefield 994 West Yorkshire
141 Hartlepool 992 Durham
142 Christchurch 982 Dorset
143 South Ribble 974 Lancashire
144 Gedling 971 Nottinghamshire
145 Stockton-on-Tees 954 Durham and North Yorkshire
146 Swindon 947 Wiltshire
147 Welwyn Hatfield 941 Hertfordshire
148 Surrey Heath 929 Surrey
149 Rotherham 914 South Yorkshire
150 St Albans 907 Hertfordshire
151 Wokingham 904 Berkshire
152 Barrow-in-Furness 863 Cumbria
153 Milton Keynes 856 Buckinghamshire
154 Corby 849 Northamptonshire
155 North East Lincolnshire 829 Lincolnshire
156 Burnley 790 Lancashire
157 York 766 North Yorkshire
158 Windsor and Maidenhead 757 Berkshire
159 Blaby 748 Leicestershire
160 Barnsley 733 South Yorkshire
161 Dacorum 718 Hertfordshire
162 Arun 710 West Sussex
163 Charnwood 642 Leicestershire
164 Newcastle-under-Lyme 608 Staffordshire
165 Telford and Wrekin 595 Shropshire
166 Calderdale 576 West Yorkshire
167 Peterborough 573 Cambridgeshire
168 Great Yarmouth 568 Norfolk
169 Colchester 567 Essex
170 North Somerset 566 Somerset
171 Chorley 563 Lancashire
172 South Gloucestershire 558 Gloucestershire
173 Redcar and Cleveland 553 North Yorkshire
174 Guildford 546 Surrey
175 Wycombe 544 Buckinghamshire
176 Bath and North East Somerset 542 Somerset
177 Doncaster 539 South Yorkshire
178 Darlington 534 Durham
179 Pendle 534 Lancashire
180 Tonbridge and Malling 530 Kent
181 Canterbury 525 Kent
182 Chelmsford 513 Essex
183 Wyre Forest 511 Worcestershire
184 Rossendale 506 Lancashire
185 Rochford 505 Essex
186 Brentwood 498 Essex
187 Warwick 496 Warwickshire
188 South Bucks 492 Buckinghamshire
189 Bolsover 487 Derbyshire
190 Chiltern 484 Buckinghamshire
191 Wellingborough 479 Northamptonshire
192 Fylde 470 Lancashire
193 Amber Valley 469 Derbyshire
194 Bromsgrove 446 Worcestershire
195 Mid Sussex 440 West Sussex
196 Hart 437 Hampshire
197 Kettering 424 Northamptonshire
198 Maidstone 422 Kent
199 Tendring 422 Essex
200 Wyre 390 Lancashire
201 Central Bedfordshire 389 Bedfordshire
202 Swale 387 Kent
203 Epping Forest 384 Essex
204 Hinckley and Bosworth 370 Leicestershire
205 Isle of Wight 367 Isle of Wight
206 Cheshire West and Chester 366 Cheshire
207 North East Derbyshire 364 Derbyshire
208 Dover 362 Kent
209 Waverley 358 Surrey
210 Bedford 354 Bedfordshire
211 North Hertfordshire 353 Hertfordshire
212 Tunbridge Wells 353 Kent
213 North West Leicestershire 353 Leicestershire
214 Tandridge 349 Surrey
215 Lewes 347 East Sussex
216 Mole Valley 333 Surrey
217 West Lancashire 327 Lancashire
218 Cheshire East 322 Cheshire
219 Sevenoaks 322 Kent
220 Waveney 314 Suffolk
221 Shepway 311 Kent
222 Lichfield 311 Staffordshire
223 East Hertfordshire 307 Hertfordshire
224 East Staffordshire 301 Staffordshire
225 South Derbyshire 296 Derbyshire
226 Rugby 295 Warwickshire
227 Rushcliffe 281 Nottinghamshire
228 Basingstoke and Deane 275 Hampshire
229 South Staffordshire 272 Staffordshire
230 Horsham 260 West Sussex
231 Stroud 254 Gloucestershire
232 East Dorset 251 Dorset
233 Lancaster 249 Lancashire
234 Taunton Deane 249 Somerset
235 Cherwell 248 Oxfordshire
236 Braintree 246 Essex
237 New Forest 238 Hampshire
238 County Durham 234 County Durham
239 Broadland 230 Norfolk
240 East Hampshire 229 Hampshire
241 Stafford 224 Staffordshire
242 West Berkshire 222 Berkshire
243 Vale of White Horse 222 Oxfordshire
244 North Warwickshire 222 Warwickshire
245 Ashford 217 Kent
246 Sedgemoor 215 Somerset
247 Aylesbury Vale 213 Buckinghamshire
248 Tewkesbury 213 Gloucestershire
249 South Oxfordshire 203 Oxfordshire
250 North Lincolnshire 201 Lincolnshire
251 Test Valley 194 Hampshire
252 Huntingdonshire 193 Cambridgeshire
253 Teignbridge 192 Devon
254 Wealden 189 East Sussex
255 Wychavon 185 Worcestershire
256 Boston 185 Lincolnshire
257 Winchester 184 Hampshire
258 Newark and Sherwood 183 Nottinghamshire
259 Fenland 183 Cambridgeshire
260 Rother 183 East Sussex
261 Bassetlaw 180 Nottinghamshire
262 East Northamptonshire 178 Northamptonshire
263 Maldon 176 Essex
264 South Cambridgeshire 173 Cambridgeshire
265 South Somerset 172 Somerset
266 East Devon 171 Devon
267 St Edmundsbury 171 Suffolk
268 Staffordshire Moorlands 170 Staffordshire
269 High Peak 170 Derbyshire
270 Forest Heath 170 Suffolk
271 Forest of Dean 162 Gloucestershire
272 Cornwall 156 Cornwall
273 Mendip 152 Somerset
274 West Oxfordshire 152 Oxfordshire
275 Harborough 152 Leicestershire
276 Wiltshire 150 Wiltshire
277 Chichester 150 West Sussex
278 Babergh 150 Suffolk
279 South Kesteven 148 Lincolnshire
280 South Norfolk 146 Norfolk
281 Selby 144 North Yorkshire
282 Suffolk Coastal 141 Suffolk
283 South Northamptonshire 141 Northamptonshire
284 Isles of Scilly 141 Cornwall
285 East Riding of Yorkshire 140 East Riding of Yorkshire
286 East Cambridgeshire 134 Cambridgeshire
287 Uttlesford 134 Essex
288 Scarborough 132 North Yorkshire
289 Malvern Hills 131 Worcestershire
290 Stratford-on-Avon 125 Warwickshire
291 South Holland 123 Lincolnshire
292 North Kesteven 122 Lincolnshire
293 Daventry 122 Northamptonshire
294 Harrogate 119 North Yorkshire
295 North Dorset 116 Dorset
296 Mid Suffolk 114 Suffolk
297 Purbeck 114 Dorset
298 North Norfolk 107 Norfolk
299 King’s Lynn and West Norfolk 105 Norfolk
300 Melton 105 Leicestershire
301 Breckland 104 Norfolk
302 Carlisle 104 Cumbria
303 Rutland 101 Rutland
304 Ribble Valley 100 Lancashire
305 Shropshire 98 Shropshire
306 South Hams 95 Devon
307 Copeland 94 Cumbria
308 West Dorset 93 Dorset
309 Derbyshire Dales 89 Derbyshire
311 Mid Devon 87 Devon
310 North Devon 87 Devon
312 Herefordshire 86 Herefordshire
313 West Lindsey 81 Lincolnshire
314 East Lindsey 78 Lincolnshire
315 Allerdale 78 Cumbria
316 Cotswold 73 Gloucestershire
317 Hambleton 69 North Yorkshire
318 Torridge 68 Devon
319 South Lakeland 67 Cumbria
320 Northumberland 63 Northumberland
321 Craven 47 North Yorkshire
323 West Somerset 47 Somerset
322 West Devon 47 Devon
324 Richmondshire 40 North Yorkshire
325 Ryedale 35 North Yorkshire
326 Eden 24 Cumbria