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List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, estimated figures for 2016 from the Office for National Statistics .

The list consists of the non-metropolitan districts (201), the London boroughs (32), metropolitan boroughs (36), unitary authorities (55) and those that are labelled as sui generis (2). Map of England's districts by population

MORE THAN 500,000 INHABITANTS

RANK DISTRICT POPULATION TYPE CEREMONIAL COUNTY ENGLISH REGION

1 Birmingham
Birmingham
1,124,600 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1889 West Midlands West Midlands

2 Leeds 781,700 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1893 West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire and the Humber

3 Sheffield
Sheffield
575,400 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1893 South Yorkshire
South Yorkshire
Yorkshire and the Humber

4 Cornwall
Cornwall
553,700 Unitary authority Cornwall
Cornwall
South West

5 Manchester
Manchester
541,300 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1853 Greater Manchester
Manchester
North West

6 Bradford 534,300 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1897 West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire and the Humber

7 Co. Durham
Co. Durham
522,100 Unitary authority County Durham
County Durham
North East

400,000 TO 500,000 INHABITANTS

8 Wiltshire
Wiltshire
488,400 Unitary authority Wiltshire
Wiltshire
South West

9 Liverpool
Liverpool
484,600 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1880 Merseyside
Merseyside
North West

10 Bristol
Bristol
454,200 Unitary authority , City 1542 Bristol
Bristol
South West

11 Kirklees 437,000 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire and the Humber

300,000 TO 400,000 INHABITANTS

12 Barnet 386,100 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

13 Croydon 382,300 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

14 Cheshire East 376,700 Unitary authority Cheshire
Cheshire
North West

15 Coventry
Coventry
352,900 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1345 West Midlands West Midlands

16 Leicester
Leicester
348,300 Unitary authority , City 1919 Leicestershire
Leicestershire
East Midlands
East Midlands

17 Ealing 343,200 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

18 Newham 341,000 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

19 East Riding of Yorkshire
East Riding of Yorkshire
337,700 Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
East Riding of Yorkshire
Yorkshire and the Humber

20 Wakefield 336,800 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
, City 1888 West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire
Yorkshire and the Humber

21 Cheshire
Cheshire
West and Chester 335,700 Unitary authority Cheshire
Cheshire
North West

22 Enfield 331,400 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

23 Brent 328,300 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

24 Lambeth 327,900 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

25 Bromley 326,900 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

26 Nottingham
Nottingham
325,300 Unitary authority , City 1897 Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire
East Midlands
East Midlands

27 Wigan 323,100 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
Greater Manchester
Manchester
North West

28 Sandwell 322,700 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
West Midlands West Midlands

29 Wirral 321,200 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
Merseyside
Merseyside
North West

30 Dudley 317,600 Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan borough
West Midlands West Midlands

31 Wandsworth 316,100 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

32 Northumberland
Northumberland
316,000 Unitary authority Northumberland
Northumberland
North East

33 Shropshire
Shropshire
313,400 Unitary authority Shropshire
Shropshire
West Midlands

34 Southwark 313,200 London borough Greater London
Greater London
London

35 Doncaster 306,400 Metropolitan borough