Largest Cities in Isle of Man

by | January 20, 2021

Facts about Isle of Man

Official languages: English, Manx
Capital: Douglas
Area: 572 km²
Population: 75,049 residents
Population density: 131.20 residents per km²
Currency: GBP
Internet TLD: .im
ISO codes: IM, IMN, 833
The telephone code for Isle of Man is + 44-1624

The Isle of Man is an island in the Irish Sea. It is neither part of the United Kingdom nor a crown colony, but as an autonomous crown possession (English crown dependency) directly subordinate to the British crown. The Isle of Man is known as a tax haven and seat of offshore companies, as well as for the Tourist Trophy motorcycle race.


Total population 90,499
Population growth rate 0.59%
Birth rate 11.00 births per 1,000 residents
Life expectancy
Overall life expectancy 80.87 years
Men life expectancy 79.25 years
Women life expectancy 82.61 years
Age structure
0-14 years 16.27%
15-64 years 63.12%
65 years and above 20.60%
Median age 43.70 years
Gender ratio 0.99 M / F
Population density 158.22 residents per km²
Urbanization 51.80%
(Douglas) [Capital] (Z 2001) 25308, (Onchan) (Z 2001) 8706, (Ramsey) (Z 2001) 7626, (Peel) (Z 2001) 3779, (Port Erin) (Z 2001) 3351
96.5% whites ( Manx
Anglicans, Catholics (Roman Catholic) Methodists Baptists Presbyterians Quakers
Human Development Index (HDI)
HDI ranking


Biggest Cities of Isle of Man by Population

The Isle of Man is an island located in the Irish Sea, with a population of over 84,000 people. Its capital city is Douglas which is the largest city in the Isle of Man and home to more than 27,000 people. The city has a lively atmosphere with its many cafes, pubs and retail outlets.

Other major cities in the Isle of Man include Peel located near the Irish Sea and known as ‘the Ancient Capital’; Ramsey located near Calf of Man and known for its sandy beaches; or Castletown located near Douglas and known as ‘the Old Capital’.

The Isle of Man also contains some smaller cities such as Port Erin located on the south-west side of the island and home to many historic sites; Laxey located near Snaefell Mountain and home to The Great Laxey Wheel; or Onchan located on the north-east side of the island and known for its Victorian villas.

Throughout the Isle of Man there are plenty of attractions to explore including castles, lighthouses, gardens and forests. Visitors can also enjoy activities such as hiking or biking through trails or take part in water sports on Douglas Bay.

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Douglas, Isle Of Man 26,329 54.15 -4.48333
2 Ramsey, Isle Of Man 7,420 54.3227 -4.38526
3 Peel, Isle Of Man 3,892 54.2221 -4.69099
4 Port Erin, Isle Of Man 3,641 54.0849 -4.75099
5 Castletown, Isle Of Man 3,211 54.0745 -4.65365
6 Laxey, Isle Of Man 1,879 54.2302 -4.39985