It is followed by Lake District national park with a population of 9%, followed by Peak district national park at a 9%. In terms of numbers, Lake District Park has a population of approximately 38000 people while the peak district park has a population of 36000. It is followed by New Forest National Park at 8% followed by Dart moor National Park at 7%. This is later followed by Brecon Beacons National Park with a 7% of the population with a slight difference of 1000 persons. Snowdonia closely follows at 6% followed by North York moors National Park at 5%. Pembroke shire follows with a population of 6%. The remaining Parks are Yorkshire Dales National Park, Exmoor National Park, The Broads Authority and finally the Northumberland National Park. Their percentages in population are 4%, 2%, 1%, 0.5% respectively.
Other inhabitants of the parks and the regions bordering the parks includes; white Irish, gypsies, Caribbean, black Americans, Asians, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Chinese. The listing is that of decreasing population with the white Irish being the second largest ethnic group following the Welsh in the parks, with the Chinese ethnic group being the group with the least population.
Most of the people living in the parks are the natives and mostly are welsh speaking. The majority of the inhabitants of the park regions and the neighboring land are of the welsh ethnicity that usually resides in the countryside (Mallarach & Carrera 2008).
South Downs National Park has a fair distribution of populations across many ethnic backgrounds followed by Lake District National Park, as opposed to the rest of the parks that have some very low numbers of persons from other ethnicities. Northumberland National Park has the smallest number of people living within the park.
62% of people living in Parks are Welsh (Mallarach & Carrera 2008). The Parks attract tourists and visitors from all over the world. These