Sunderland, UK Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Sunderland, UK metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Sunderland in 2020 is 341,000, a 0.29% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Sunderland in 2019 was 340,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Sunderland in 2018 was 340,000, a 0.29% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Sunderland in 2017 was 339,000, a 0% 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
Sunderland - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 341,000 0.29%
2019 340,000 0.00%
2018 340,000 0.29%
2017 339,000 0.00%
2016 339,000 0.30%
2015 338,000 0.30%
2014 337,000 0.00%
2013 337,000 0.30%
2012 336,000 0.00%
2011 336,000 0.00%
2010 336,000 0.00%
2009 336,000 0.00%
2008 336,000 0.00%
2007 336,000 0.00%
2006 336,000 0.00%
2005 336,000 -0.30%
2004 337,000 0.00%
2003 337,000 0.00%
2002 337,000 0.00%
2001 337,000 -0.59%
2000 339,000 -0.88%
1999 342,000 -0.87%
1998 345,000 -0.58%
1997 347,000 -0.86%
1996 350,000 -0.85%
1995 353,000 -0.84%
1994 356,000 -0.56%
1993 358,000 -0.83%
1992 361,000 -0.82%
1991 364,000 4.60%
1990 348,000 6.10%
1989 328,000 5.81%
1988 310,000 6.16%
1987 292,000 6.18%
1986 275,000 6.18%
1985 259,000 6.15%
1984 244,000 6.09%
1983 230,000 5.99%
1982 217,000 5.85%
1981 205,000 0.99%
1980 203,000 -0.98%
1979 205,000 -1.44%
1978 208,000 -0.95%
1977 210,000 -0.94%
1976 212,000 -0.93%
1975 214,000 -0.93%
1974 216,000 -0.92%
1973 218,000 -1.36%
1972 221,000 -0.90%
1971 223,000 0.00%
1970 223,000 -0.45%
1969 224,000 0.00%
1968 224,000 0.00%
1967 224,000 0.00%
1966 224,000 0.00%
1965 224,000 0.00%
1964 224,000 -0.44%
1963 225,000 0.00%
1962 225,000 0.00%
1961 225,000 0.45%
1960 224,000 0.45%
1959 223,000 0.45%
1958 222,000 0.45%
1957 221,000 0.45%
1956 220,000 0.92%
1955 218,000 0.46%
1954 217,000 0.46%
1953 216,000 0.47%
1952 215,000 0.47%
1951 214,000 0.47%
1950 213,000 0.00%