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Isle of Man Summary

Population 2000 (NSO-Based Estimate '000) 75   Population 2000 (UN '000) 75
Area (km2) 572   Avg. Input Resolution (km) 5
Number of Administrative Units 24   Population Per Administrative Unit ('000) 3
Number of Urban Extents 2   Number of Settlement Points 8

Isle of Man Details

Continent Europe
Country Name Isle of Man
Administrative Classifications
Level Used 1.0
Leve1 Type Census District
Level2 Type Town/Village/Parish
Number of Units 24
Population Per Unit ('000) (2000, estimate) 3
National Population Estimates
Last Year of Reference 2001
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 1990 ('000) 67
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 1995 ('000) 71
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 2000 ('000) 75
UN Population, 1990 ('000) 67
UN Population, 1995 ('000) 71
UN Population, 2000 ('000) 75
National Spatial Estimates
Area (km2) 572
Average Input Resolution (km) 5
Settlement Points
Number of Settlement Points 8
Largest Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 24,964
Smallest Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 1,662
Mean Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 6,845
Urban Areal Extents
Number of Urban Extents 2
Largest Urban Extent (km2) 205
Smallest Urban Extent (km2) 34
Mean Urban Extent (km2) 120
Total for All Urban Extent (km2) 239
Largest Urban Extent (population, 2000) 55,416
Smallest Urban Extent (population, 2000) 8,224
Mean Urban Extent (population, 2000) 31,820
Total for All Urban Extent (population, 2000) 63,640
% Total Land Area in Urban Extents (km2) 42%
% Total Population in Urban Extents (2000, estimate) 83%
% Total Population that is Urban (2001, UN World Urbanization Prospects) 77%
Urban Areal Extents, by Source
Nighttime Lights Data 2
Regression-estimated Extents 0
Digital Chart of the World 0
Other 0
Administrative Population Source Data:
1996 and 2001 data from the Isle of Man Census Report 2001, Volume 2. Economic Affairs Division, Isle of Man Government Treasury.
Administrative Boundary Source Data:
National boundary data obtained from VMAP level 0 (Geocommunity CD).
Settlement Point Population Source Data:
City Population,
Settlement Point Coordinate Source Data:
NIMA, World Gazetteer
Urban Criteria for Settlements (UN):
Borough of Douglas, town and vil-lage districts. From 1951 to 1976: Towns of Castletown, Douglas Peel and Ramsey.
Administrative Population Edits and Notes:
The population data refers to the Isle of Man Resident Population defined as residents present on census night plus residents absent from the Island on census night.
Administrative Spatial Edits and Notes:
The Census District boundaries are digitized based on a map from the Isle of Man Census Report 2001, Volume 2. Economic Affairs Division, Isle of Man Government Treasury.