List of settlements in Cornwall by population

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This is a list of settlements in Cornwall by population based on the results of the 2011 census. The next United Kingdom census will take place in 2021. In 2011, there were 19 built-up area subdivisions with 5,000 or more inhabitants in Cornwall, shown in the table below.

Parish counts take in wider areas than these urban areas and these are listed in the gallery section below.

Population ranking of built-up areas[edit]

# Settlement Population[1]
2001 2011
1 Redruth (including Camborne) 39,937 42,690
2 Falmouth (including Penryn) 28,801 31,988
3 St Austell 22,658 25,447
4 Truro 20,920 23,041
5 Newquay 19,562 20,189
6 Penzance 20,255 19,872
7 Saltash 14,124 15,566
8 Bodmin 12,778 14,614
9 Helston 10,578 12,184
10 St Ives 9,866 9,966
11 St Blazey (including Par) 9,256 9,958
12 Liskeard 8,478 9,237
13 Launceston 7,135 8,910
14 Hayle 7,844 8,210
15 Torpoint 8,633 7,717
16 Bude (including Stratton) 5,980 7,011
17 Wadebridge 6,222 6,599
18 Callington 4,048 5,786
19 Looe 5,280 5,112

Gallery of top 21 civil parishes by population[edit]

The top civil parishes by population at the time of the United Kingdom Census 2011 with over 7,000 people;[2] some of these parishes form part of larger conurbations, the largest being Camborne/Carn Brea/Illogan/Redruth/Lanner/Carharrack/St Day, with 55,400. The second largest is St Austell/St Austell Bay/Carlyon/St Blaise/Tywardreath and Par, with 34,700 people; the third largest is Falmouth/Penryn/Mabe with 33,000.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KS101EW (Usual resident population) - Nomis - Official Labour Market Statistics". www.nomisweb.co.uk. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics, Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics
  3. ^ "Data from the 2011 Census (Office for National Statistics)". Cornwall Council. Retrieved 15 November 2013.