Newcastle upon Tyne, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2020 is 809,000, a 0.5% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2019 was 805,000, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2018 was 801,000, a 0.38% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2017 was 798,000, a 0.5% 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 809,000 0.50%
2019 805,000 0.50%
2018 801,000 0.38%
2017 798,000 0.50%
2016 794,000 0.51%
2015 790,000 0.38%
2014 787,000 0.51%
2013 783,000 0.51%
2012 779,000 0.39%
2011 776,000 0.52%
2010 772,000 0.39%
2009 769,000 0.52%
2008 765,000 0.53%
2007 761,000 0.40%
2006 758,000 0.53%
2005 754,000 0.40%
2004 751,000 0.54%
2003 747,000 0.40%
2002 744,000 0.54%
2001 740,000 -0.13%
2000 741,000 -0.13%
1999 742,000 -0.13%
1998 743,000 0.00%
1997 743,000 -0.13%
1996 744,000 -0.13%
1995 745,000 -0.13%
1994 746,000 -0.13%
1993 747,000 -0.13%
1992 748,000 -0.13%
1991 749,000 -0.40%
1990 752,000 -0.40%
1989 755,000 -0.40%
1988 758,000 -0.52%
1987 762,000 -0.39%
1986 765,000 -0.39%
1985 768,000 -0.52%
1984 772,000 -0.39%
1983 775,000 -0.39%
1982 778,000 -0.51%
1981 782,000 -1.01%
1980 790,000 -1.13%
1979 799,000 -1.24%
1978 809,000 -1.22%
1977 819,000 -1.09%
1976 828,000 -1.19%
1975 838,000 -1.30%
1974 849,000 -1.16%
1973 859,000 -1.15%
1972 869,000 -1.25%
1971 880,000 -0.68%
1970 886,000 -0.56%
1969 891,000 -0.67%
1968 897,000 -0.55%
1967 902,000 -0.66%
1966 908,000 -0.55%
1965 913,000 -0.65%
1964 919,000 -0.54%
1963 924,000 -0.65%
1962 930,000 -0.53%
1961 935,000 0.11%
1960 934,000 0.21%
1959 932,000 0.32%
1958 929,000 0.22%
1957 927,000 0.32%
1956 924,000 0.33%
1955 921,000 0.22%
1954 919,000 0.33%
1953 916,000 0.22%
1952 914,000 0.33%
1951 911,000 0.22%
1950 909,000 0.00%