List of settlements in Kent by population

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The 20 largest settlements of the county of Kent, along with Kings Hill, with district centres in yellow, and key towns and areas shown in white.

This is a list of settlements in Kent by population based on the results of the 2011 census. The next United Kingdom census will take place in 2021. In 2011, there were 44 built-up area subdivisions with 5,000 or more inhabitants in Kent, shown in the table below.

Contents

See the List of places in Kent article for an extensive list of local places and districts.

Population ranking

#Settlement UA/Borough/DistrictPopulation [1] [2] [3]
20012011
1 Maidstone Maidstone 93,670113,137
2 Gillingham Medway 99,370104,157
3 Dartford Dartford 85,91187,415
4 Chatham Medway73,90076,792
5 Ashford Ashford 55,89074,204
6 Rochester Medway58,49062,982
7 Margate Thanet 57,79061,223
8 Royal Tunbridge Wells Tunbridge Wells 49,86057,772
9 Gravesend Gravesham 51,56055,467
10 Canterbury Canterbury 46,49050,402
11 Folkestone Folkestone and Hythe 45,06051,337
12 Sittingbourne Swale 42,80048,948
13 Dover Dover 38,07043,070
14 Ramsgate Thanet38,10040,515
15 Tonbridge Tonbridge and Malling 35,83038,657
16 Herne Bay Canterbury35,05038,385
17 Whitstable Canterbury30,20032,100
18 Deal Dover29,24830,555
19 Sevenoaks Sevenoaks 26,70029,506
20 Northfleet Gravesham25,15027,628
21 Ditton (/Aylesford/East Malling)Tonbridge and Malling23,58025,982
22 Broadstairs Thanet23,03423,632
23 Swanscombe Dartford15,18019,835
24 Faversham Swale18,22019,829
25 Minster Thanet16,85018,760
26 Swanley Sevenoaks16,58816,226
27 Hartley (/Longfield/New Ash Green)Sevenoaks16,44216,029
28 Hythe Folkestone and Hythe14,76615,092
29 Sheerness Swale11,65411,938
30 Southborough Tunbridge Wells10,23311,138
31 Snodland Tonbridge and Malling9,33010,211
32 New Romney Folkestone and Hythe9,4069,674
33 Edenbridge Sevenoaks7,1208,172
34 Hawkinge Folkestone and Hythe4,4408,002
35 Paddock Wood Tunbridge Wells7,8417,840
36 King's Hill Tonbridge and Malling3,0007,459
37 Otford Sevenoaks6,7397,155
38 Tenterden Ashford6,9777,118
39 Kingsnorth Ashford3,8606,563
40 Pembury Tunbridge Wells6,0056,128
41 Hoo St Werburgh Medway5,2606,113
42 West Kingsdown Sevenoaks5,2435,484
43 Sturry Canterbury5,1055,085
44 Staplehurst Maidstone5,1035,051
South Darenth Sevenoaks4,2304,688
Sandwich Dover4,3984,599
Borough Green Tonbridge and Malling4,2474,554
Cuxton Medway4,3294,438

See also

References

  1. "Kent (County, South East England, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. "Medway (Unitary District, South East England, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  3. 2011 census table: ONS