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List of Ceremonial counties of England by Population
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List of Ceremonial counties of England by Population

This is a List of Ceremonial counties of England by Population - 2002 mid-year estimates from the Office for National Statistics, unrounded figures published by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in the Entitlement Notification Reports for Revenue Support Grants [1].

See also: List of Administrative shire counties of England by Population - List of Ceremonial counties of England by Area

Rank County Population
1 Greater London 7,355,354
2 West Midlands 2,575,768
3 Greater Manchester 2,513,468
4 West Yorkshire 2,089,212
5 Hampshire 1,654,802
6 Essex 1,622,403
7 Kent 1,589,252
8 Lancashire 1,421,912
9 Merseyside 1,361,009
10 South Yorkshire 1,267,288
11 Devon 1,082,287
12 North Yorkshire 1,076,514
13 Tyne and Wear 1,073,515
14 Surrey 1,059,900
15 Staffordshire 1,047,528
16 Hertfordshire 1,036,144
17 Nottinghamshire 1,023,160
18 Cheshire 986,079
19 Lincolnshire 969,569
20 Derbyshire 962,502
21 Leicestershire 899,069
22 Somerset 862,476
23 Gloucestershire 813,250
24 County Durham 810,191
25 Berkshire 803,566
26 Norfolk 802,766
27 West Sussex 755,855
28 East Sussex 744,142
29 Cambridgeshire 716,285
30 Dorset 696,327
31 Buckinghamshire 688,536
32 Suffolk 671,931
33 Northamptonshire 638,238
34 Wiltshire 616,907
35 Oxfordshire 607,457
36 Bedfordshire 570,831
37 East Riding of Yorkshire 558,945
38 Worcestershire 545,897
39 Warwickshire 512,680
40 Cornwall 508,412
41 Cumbria 488,513
42 Shropshire 445,780
43 Bristol 381,618
44 Northumberland 308,386
45 Herefordshire 176,471
46 Isle of Wight 134,876
47 Rutland 34,680