Local Government in Cumbria has changed. From 1 April 2023, the former six district councils and Cumbria County Council were replaced by two new unitary local authorities. Cumberland Council comprises of the area formerly covered by Allerdale, Carlisle and Copeland districts; and Westmorland and Furness Council comprises of the area formerly covered by Barrow-in-Furness, Eden and South Lakeland districts.

For a statistical summary of each unitary local authority and a short statistical profile of both unitary local authorities, please click on the links below:

To view more detailed statistical profiles by theme for the unitary local authorities, please click on a theme from the list below, then in the ‘Select a Report’ drop down menu that will appear, select ‘Local Authorities’ and then select Cumberland or Westmorland and Furness from the ‘Select an Area’ drop down menu that will appear.