Stoke On Trent Population 2021

387,785
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Stoke On Trent's 2021 population is now estimated at 387,785. In 1950, the population of Stoke On Trent was 399,837. Stoke On Trent has grown by 1,772 since 2015, which represents a 0.46% annual 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.

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 including Hanley, Burslem, Tunstall, Longton, and Fenton.

Population Size

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.

City Size and Population Density

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.

Demographics of Stoke-on-Trent

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.

Population Growth

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 2021

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
2035423,4940.60%2,545
2034420,9490.62%2,577
2033418,3720.63%2,616
2032415,7560.64%2,658
2031413,0980.66%2,701
2030410,3970.67%2,735
2029407,6620.68%2,752
2028404,9100.68%2,747
2027402,1630.68%2,713
2026399,4500.66%2,638
2025396,8120.64%2,522
2024394,2900.60%2,363
2023391,9270.56%2,173
2022389,7540.51%1,969
2021387,7850.46%1,772
2020386,0130.43%1,636
2019384,3770.39%1,493
2018382,8840.37%1,410
2017381,4740.37%1,404
2016380,0700.37%1,399
2015378,6710.37%1,391
2014377,2800.37%1,386
2013375,8940.37%1,380
2012374,5140.37%1,378
2011373,1360.31%1,142
2010371,9940.29%1,058
2009370,9360.28%1,054
2008369,8820.29%1,053
2007368,8290.29%1,049
2006367,7800.28%1,045
2005366,7350.28%1,042
2004365,6930.29%1,041
2003364,6520.29%1,037
2002363,6150.29%1,034
2001362,581-0.08%-276
2000362,857-0.15%-551
1999363,408-0.15%-552
1998363,960-0.15%-552
1997364,512-0.15%-552
1996365,064-0.15%-555
1995365,619-0.15%-555
1994366,174-0.15%-555
1993366,729-0.15%-556
1992367,285-0.15%-558
1991367,843-0.22%-795
1990368,638-0.24%-871
1989369,509-0.24%-872
1988370,381-0.24%-876
1987371,257-0.24%-878
1986372,135-0.24%-879
1985373,014-0.24%-880
1984373,894-0.24%-885
1983374,779-0.24%-885
1982375,664-0.24%-888
1981376,552-0.44%-1,651
1980378,203-0.50%-1,905
1979380,108-0.50%-1,911
1978382,019-0.50%-1,921
1977383,940-0.50%-1,928
1976385,868-0.50%-1,943
1975387,811-0.50%-1,950
1974389,761-0.50%-1,959
1973391,720-0.50%-1,967
1972393,687-0.50%-1,983
1971395,670-0.45%-1,796
1970397,466-0.44%-1,760
1969399,226-0.44%-1,766
1968400,992-0.44%-1,779
1967402,771-0.44%-1,784
1966404,555-0.44%-1,792
1965406,347-0.44%-1,797
1964408,144-0.44%-1,811
1963409,955-0.44%-1,815
1962411,770-0.44%-1,824
1961413,5940.18%727
1960412,8670.32%1,324
1959411,5430.32%1,317
1958410,2260.32%1,313
1957408,9130.32%1,308
1956407,6050.32%1,306
1955406,2990.32%1,301
1954404,9980.32%1,297
1953403,7010.32%1,290
1952402,4110.32%1,290
1951401,1210.32%1,284
1950399,8370.00%

Stoke On Trent Population Data (Urban Area)

Name Population 2021 Growth
London9,425,6221.31%
Manchester2,750,1200.73%
Birmingham2,626,3740.73%
West Yorkshire1,901,9470.68%
Glasgow1,680,6690.44%
Southampton935,8680.86%
Liverpool906,4430.53%
Newcastle Upon Tyne813,8070.53%
Nottingham794,0080.81%
Sheffield735,2920.70%
Bristol693,5521.07%
Belfast634,5940.63%
Brighton612,1590.87%
Leicester556,9300.86%
Edinburgh542,5991.08%
Bournemouth510,0210.86%
Cardiff481,0820.72%
Coventry432,3861.60%
Middlesbrough388,9690.41%
Stoke On Trent387,7850.46%

Other Cities in United Kingdom

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

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