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The population of the boroughs in the Metropolitan County of Tyne and Wear.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, passport, country of birth, ethnic group, religion).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1981-06-30
Population
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
Estimate
2001-06-30
Population
Estimate
2011-06-30
Population
Estimate
2019-06-30
GatesheadMetropolitan Borough213,400201,700191,200200,349202,055
Newcastle upon TyneMetropolitan Borough284,200275,000266,200279,092302,820
North TynesideMetropolitan Borough198,700194,600192,000201,206207,913
South TynesideMetropolitan Borough161,900156,700152,800148,164150,976
SunderlandMetropolitan Borough298,100295,900284,600275,330277,705
Tyne and WearMetropolitan County1,156,3001,123,8001,086,8001,104,1411,141,469

Source: UK National Statistics (web).


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males561,992
Females579,477
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years224,706
18-64 years705,680
65+ years211,083
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years127,379
10-19 years126,519
20-29 years172,155
30-39 years149,009
40-49 years133,585
50-59 years153,124
60-69 years127,874
70-79 years94,187
80-89 years48,425
90+ years9,212
Passport (C 2011)
UK844,083
Republic of Ireland3,050
EU (other)13,447
other passport29,972
no passport219,334
Country of Birth (C 2011)
UK1,033,168
Republic of Ireland2,429
EU (other)17,067
Other country52,161
Ethnic Group (C 2011)
White1,032,681
Asian45,307
Black8,668
Arab3,926
Mixed/multiple10,755
Other ethnic group3,488
Religion (C 2011)
Christian718,130
Muslim27,654
Hindu5,015
Sikh3,171
Jewish3,900
Buddhist3,333
Other religion2,685
No religion275,116