Stoke On Trent Population 2018

Stoke-on-Trent is a city that is located in England. It is a part of the Staffordshire unitary authority area. The city was established as the borough of Stoke-on-Trent in 1910 by combining six towns. In 1925, it achieved city status. The population of Stoke-on-Trent was estimated to be 253,200 in 2016. It is the 62nd most populous city in England. The total area of the city is just over 36 square miles, putting the population density at over 7,000 people per square mile. The city is part of a much larger urban area, which has a population of 372,775. The metro population is 678,000.

The majority of the city’s residents were born in the United Kingdom. However, there are residents that were born in Poland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Nigeria and Turkey, just to name a few of the countries. The majority of the residents – almost 95% -- are white. Most of Stoke-on-Trent’s residents are Christian, with about 75% following some form of Christianity. The average age of residents in the city is 38.5. The city has seen a loss in population throughout the years. However, the census taken in 2011 showed that the population was on the upswing for the first time since 1931.

Stoke On Trent Population Data (Urban Area)

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
2030429,0005.15%21,000
2025408,0004.88%19,000
2020389,0001.57%6,000
2018383,0001.59%6,000
2015377,0001.34%5,000
2010372,0001.36%5,000
2005367,0001.10%4,000
2000363,000-0.82%-3,000
1995366,000-0.81%-3,000
1990369,000-1.07%-4,000
1985373,000-1.32%-5,000
1980378,000-2.58%-10,000
1975388,000-2.27%-9,000
1970397,000-2.22%-9,000
1965406,000-1.69%-7,000
1960413,0001.72%7,000
1955406,0001.50%6,000
1950400,0000.00%0
Stoke On Trent Population Growth

Stoke On Trent's 2018 population is now estimated at 383,000. In 1950, the population of Stoke On Trent was 400,000. Stoke On Trent has grown by 6,000 in the last year, which represents a 1.59% change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Stoke On Trent, which typically includes Stoke On Trent's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Data Sources
  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations