Area and population density
The Lancashire-12 area in 2019 recorded a population density of 422 per square kilometre, while the figure for Lancashire-14 was higher at 492. Both were in excess of the England and Wales average of 394.
The highly urbanised authority of Blackpool had by far the highest population density in the Lancashire-14 area with 3,999 people per square kilometre. Hyndburn, Blackburn with Darwen and Preston were the other three Lancashire authorities with population densities in excess of 1,000. Ribble Valley, with 104 people per square kilometre, was by far the least densely populated authority in the Lancashire-14 area.
|Area||Area (km2)||Population||Population density (people per km2)|
|Blackburn with Darwen||137||149,696||1,092|
|England and Wales||151,047||59,439,840||394|
Page updated September 2020