Newport, UK Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Newport, UK metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Newport in 2020 is 316,000, a 0.32% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Newport in 2019 was 315,000, a 0.32% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Newport in 2018 was 314,000, a 0.32% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Newport in 2017 was 313,000, a 0.32% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in UK
City Name Population
London 9,304,000
Manchester 2,730,000
West Midlands 2,607,000
West Yorkshire 1,889,000
Glasgow 1,673,000
South Hampshire 928,000
Liverpool 902,000
Newcastle upon Tyne 809,000
Nottingham 788,000
Sheffield 730,000
Bristol 686,000
Belfast 631,000
Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton 607,000
Leicester 552,000
Edinburgh 537,000
Bournemouth/Poole 506,000
Cardiff 478,000
Coventry-Bedworth 426,000
Middlesbrough 387,000
The Potteries 386,000
Reading-Wokingham 342,000
Sunderland 341,000
Birkenhead 329,000
Preston 328,000
Kingston upon Hull 321,000
Newport 316,000
Southend-On-Sea 312,000
Swansea 311,000
Newport - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 316,000 0.32%
2019 315,000 0.32%
2018 314,000 0.32%
2017 313,000 0.32%
2016 312,000 0.32%
2015 311,000 0.32%
2014 310,000 0.32%
2013 309,000 0.32%
2012 308,000 0.33%
2011 307,000 0.33%
2010 306,000 0.66%
2009 304,000 0.66%
2008 302,000 0.33%
2007 301,000 0.67%
2006 299,000 0.34%
2005 298,000 0.68%
2004 296,000 0.34%
2003 295,000 0.68%
2002 293,000 0.69%
2001 291,000 0.00%
2000 291,000 0.34%
1999 290,000 0.35%
1998 289,000 0.00%
1997 289,000 0.35%
1996 288,000 0.00%
1995 288,000 0.35%
1994 287,000 0.35%
1993 286,000 0.00%
1992 286,000 0.35%
1991 285,000 7.14%
1990 266,000 9.47%
1989 243,000 8.97%
1988 223,000 9.31%
1987 204,000 9.68%
1986 186,000 9.41%
1985 170,000 8.97%
1984 156,000 9.86%
1983 142,000 9.23%
1982 130,000 9.24%
1981 119,000 1.71%
1980 117,000 -0.85%
1979 118,000 -0.84%
1978 119,000 0.00%
1977 119,000 -0.83%
1976 120,000 -0.83%
1975 121,000 -0.82%
1974 122,000 -0.81%
1973 123,000 0.00%
1972 123,000 -0.81%
1971 124,000 0.00%
1970 124,000 0.00%
1969 124,000 0.81%
1968 123,000 0.00%
1967 123,000 0.00%
1966 123,000 0.82%
1965 122,000 0.00%
1964 122,000 0.00%
1963 122,000 0.83%
1962 121,000 0.00%
1961 121,000 0.83%
1960 120,000 0.00%
1959 120,000 0.00%
1958 120,000 0.84%
1957 119,000 0.00%
1956 119,000 0.00%
1955 119,000 0.85%
1954 118,000 0.00%
1953 118,000 0.00%
1952 118,000 0.85%
1951 117,000 0.00%
1950 117,000 0.00%