๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Population of United Kingdom

67,961,439
Current Population of United Kingdom
222,803
Net population growth this year
279.98
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of United Kingdom reached 67,961,439, of which 33,608,437 people are male and 34,353,003 female. The country has a population density of 279.9751 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.328% for the year. According to the latest data, United Kingdom is set to increase its population size by 222,803 people next year. Making the total population count of United Kingdom 67,961,439 people by 2024.

Historic Population of United Kingdom (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of United Kingdom grown from 50,055,064 people to 67,961,439. An increase of the population size by 35.77% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 50,055,064 24,047,522 26,007,542 248,045 206.2077 0.496%
1951 50,271,904 24,167,130 26,104,773 185,634 207.101 0.369%
1952 50,484,813 24,280,978 26,203,836 240,185 207.9781 0.476%
1953 50,728,620 24,409,080 26,319,540 247,429 208.9825 0.488%
1954 50,969,939 24,536,379 26,433,559 235,208 209.9766 0.461%
1955 51,193,266 24,655,522 26,537,744 211,447 210.8967 0.413%
1956 51,421,614 24,778,762 26,642,852 245,247 211.8374 0.477%
1957 51,682,400 24,917,745 26,764,655 276,325 212.9117 0.535%
1958 51,960,813 25,065,761 26,895,053 280,503 214.0587 0.54%
1959 52,241,647 25,216,686 27,024,961 281,164 215.2156 0.538%
1960 52,543,017 25,378,611 27,164,406 321,576 216.4571 0.612%
1961 52,861,251 25,549,207 27,312,044 314,892 217.7681 0.596%
1962 53,183,630 25,720,970 27,462,660 329,866 219.0962 0.62%
1963 53,508,514 25,892,244 27,616,270 319,902 220.4346 0.598%
1964 53,861,500 26,076,185 27,785,315 386,070 221.8888 0.717%
1965 54,229,565 26,266,266 27,963,300 350,061 223.4051 0.646%
1966 54,560,502 26,437,332 28,123,170 311,812 224.7684 0.571%
1967 54,876,365 26,601,006 28,275,358 319,913 226.0696 0.583%
1968 55,169,244 26,753,814 28,415,430 265,846 227.2762 0.482%
1969 55,420,519 26,885,436 28,535,083 236,704 228.3113 0.427%
1970 55,650,166 27,006,400 28,643,765 222,589 229.2574 0.4%
1971 55,875,903 27,127,274 28,748,628 228,886 230.1873 0.41%
1972 56,057,315 27,226,625 28,830,691 133,939 230.9347 0.239%
1973 56,166,630 27,290,457 28,876,173 84,689 231.385 0.151%
1974 56,233,776 27,332,917 28,900,858 49,604 231.6616 0.088%
1975 56,266,842 27,356,665 28,910,178 16,529 231.7979 0.029%
1976 56,263,232 27,361,442 28,901,789 -23,751 231.783 -0.042%
1977 56,244,840 27,357,817 28,887,023 -13,032 231.7072 -0.023%
1978 56,240,768 27,358,871 28,881,897 4,888 231.6904 0.009%
1979 56,265,154 27,372,463 28,892,691 43,883 231.7909 0.078%
1980 56,326,328 27,402,062 28,924,266 78,466 232.0429 0.139%
1981 56,395,846 27,433,662 28,962,184 60,571 232.3293 0.107%
1982 56,450,133 27,457,006 28,993,127 48,002 232.5529 0.085%
1983 56,501,612 27,477,713 29,023,899 54,956 232.765 0.097%
1984 56,568,253 27,504,542 29,063,711 78,325 233.0395 0.138%
1985 56,643,045 27,535,847 29,107,197 71,259 233.3477 0.126%
1986 56,721,909 27,569,794 29,152,114 86,470 233.6726 0.152%
1987 56,826,322 27,616,418 29,209,904 122,356 234.1027 0.215%
1988 56,952,648 27,674,743 29,277,906 130,295 234.6231 0.229%
1989 57,076,099 27,733,756 29,342,343 116,606 235.1317 0.204%
1990 57,210,442 27,798,722 29,411,720 152,081 235.6851 0.266%
1991 57,359,454 27,871,224 29,488,230 145,941 236.299 0.254%
1992 57,509,240 27,945,575 29,563,665 153,632 236.9161 0.267%
1993 57,647,462 28,015,997 29,631,466 122,813 237.4855 0.213%
1994 57,785,900 28,088,096 29,697,804 154,062 238.0558 0.267%
1995 57,930,364 28,164,075 29,766,289 134,866 238.6509 0.233%
1996 58,078,586 28,244,141 29,834,446 161,579 239.2615 0.278%
1997 58,250,198 28,338,462 29,911,735 181,643 239.9685 0.312%
1998 58,438,321 28,442,821 29,995,500 194,604 240.7435 0.333%
1999 58,635,202 28,553,554 30,081,649 199,159 241.5546 0.34%
2000 58,850,044 28,674,538 30,175,505 230,523 242.4397 0.392%
2001 59,092,016 28,809,410 30,282,606 253,422 243.4365 0.429%
2002 59,355,690 28,956,939 30,398,751 273,926 244.5227 0.461%
2003 59,649,799 29,122,047 30,527,752 314,292 245.7343 0.527%
2004 59,995,850 29,313,408 30,682,443 377,811 247.1599 0.63%
2005 60,383,741 29,525,278 30,858,464 397,971 248.7579 0.659%
2006 60,803,700 29,752,816 31,050,884 441,946 250.488 0.727%
2007 61,260,676 29,998,911 31,261,766 472,006 252.3705 0.77%
2008 61,742,151 30,258,873 31,483,278 490,943 254.354 0.795%
2009 62,243,378 30,527,585 31,715,793 511,511 256.4189 0.822%
2010 62,760,039 30,802,755 31,957,283 521,811 258.5473 0.831%
2011 63,286,362 31,082,938 32,203,425 530,836 260.7156 0.839%
2012 63,808,727 31,362,781 32,445,946 513,894 262.8675 0.805%
2013 64,302,297 31,629,550 32,672,747 473,246 264.9008 0.736%
2014 64,773,504 31,883,658 32,889,845 469,168 266.842 0.724%
2015 65,224,364 32,128,080 33,096,283 432,552 268.6994 0.663%
2016 65,655,202 32,362,414 33,292,788 429,126 270.4743 0.654%
2017 66,064,804 32,584,428 33,480,375 390,077 272.1617 0.59%
2018 66,432,993 32,784,781 33,648,212 346,301 273.6785 0.521%
2019 66,778,659 32,972,061 33,806,598 345,030 275.1025 0.517%
2020 67,059,474 33,122,377 33,937,096 216,600 276.2594 0.323%
2021 67,281,040 33,238,585 34,042,454 226,531 277.1721 0.337%
2022 67,508,936 33,360,472 34,148,463 229,261 278.111 0.34%
2023 67,736,802 33,485,588 34,251,214 226,472 279.0497 0.334%
2024 67,961,439 33,608,437 34,353,003 222,803 279.9751 0.328%

Statements that can be derived from United Kingdom's population data

  • United Kingdom has a population of 67,961,439 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • United Kingdom's population is equivalent to 0.85% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, United Kingdom's population will grow with 222,803 people.
  • In 2024, 165,790 more people will immigrate to United Kingdom than emigrate from the country.
  • The median age of the population in United Kingdom is 40.28 years.
  • In United Kingdom there are 279.98 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 3.05 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in United Kingdom.
  • In United Kingdom, 33,608,437 of the total population are male, and 34,353,003 are female.

Future Population of United Kingdom (2024 - 2100)

United Kingdom's population is set to incease in the future from 67,961,439 people to 70,485,072 people. An increase of the population size by 40.82% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 67,961,439 33,608,437 34,353,003 222,803 279.9751 0.328%
2025 68,180,606 33,728,075 34,452,530 215,529 280.878 0.316%
2026 68,393,799 33,844,359 34,549,441 210,859 281.7563 0.308%
2027 68,600,792 33,957,380 34,643,413 203,127 282.609 0.296%
2028 68,799,832 34,066,326 34,733,506 194,951 283.429 0.283%
2029 68,991,815 34,171,762 34,820,053 189,017 284.2199 0.274%
2030 69,175,770 34,273,294 34,902,476 178,892 284.9777 0.259%
2031 69,351,743 34,370,803 34,980,940 173,054 285.7026 0.25%
2032 69,521,624 34,465,332 35,056,292 166,708 286.4025 0.24%
2033 69,685,134 34,556,946 35,128,189 160,313 287.0761 0.23%
2034 69,842,265 34,645,730 35,196,535 153,948 287.7234 0.22%
2035 69,993,981 34,732,234 35,261,748 149,485 288.3484 0.214%
2036 70,140,305 34,816,377 35,323,928 143,162 288.9512 0.204%
2037 70,282,756 34,898,856 35,383,900 141,739 289.538 0.202%
2038 70,421,425 34,979,752 35,441,674 135,601 290.1093 0.193%
2039 70,556,286 35,058,930 35,497,355 134,119 290.6649 0.19%
2040 70,689,476 35,137,480 35,551,996 132,261 291.2136 0.187%
2041 70,819,795 35,214,680 35,605,115 128,377 291.7504 0.181%
2042 70,946,133 35,289,966 35,656,168 124,299 292.2709 0.175%
2043 71,067,664 35,363,012 35,704,653 118,763 292.7716 0.167%
2044 71,182,807 35,432,754 35,750,054 111,523 293.2459 0.157%
2045 71,291,518 35,499,288 35,792,230 105,898 293.6938 0.149%
2046 71,391,913 35,561,630 35,830,282 94,891 294.1074 0.133%
2047 71,481,591 35,618,445 35,863,146 84,465 294.4768 0.118%
2048 71,561,147 35,670,077 35,891,070 74,648 294.8045 0.104%
2049 71,629,117 35,715,802 35,913,314 61,291 295.0845 0.086%
2050 71,684,966 35,755,370 35,929,596 50,407 295.3146 0.07%
2051 71,730,549 35,789,663 35,940,886 40,760 295.5024 0.057%
2052 71,765,151 35,818,528 35,946,622 28,444 295.645 0.04%
2053 71,786,515 35,840,728 35,945,787 14,284 295.733 0.02%
2054 71,797,771 35,858,028 35,939,743 8,228 295.7793 0.011%
2055 71,800,362 35,871,306 35,929,056 -3,047 295.79 -0.004%
2056 71,794,242 35,880,169 35,914,073 -9,193 295.7648 -0.013%
2057 71,782,642 35,886,276 35,896,367 -14,005 295.717 -0.02%
2058 71,765,925 35,889,908 35,876,017 -19,430 295.6481 -0.027%
2059 71,745,297 35,891,643 35,853,654 -21,826 295.5632 -0.03%
2060 71,724,019 35,892,866 35,831,154 -20,729 295.4755 -0.029%
2061 71,702,781 35,893,986 35,808,795 -21,748 295.388 -0.03%
2062 71,681,472 35,895,102 35,786,369 -20,871 295.3002 -0.029%
2063 71,663,067 35,897,410 35,765,656 -15,938 295.2244 -0.022%
2064 71,649,323 35,901,729 35,747,594 -11,550 295.1678 -0.016%
2065 71,639,280 35,907,612 35,731,668 -8,535 295.1264 -0.012%
2066 71,630,436 35,913,708 35,716,728 -9,153 295.09 -0.013%
2067 71,623,268 35,920,094 35,703,174 -5,185 295.0604 -0.007%
2068 71,620,264 35,927,938 35,692,326 -822 295.0481 -0.001%
2069 71,620,599 35,936,817 35,683,782 1,492 295.0495 0.002%
2070 71,621,358 35,945,234 35,676,124 25 295.0526 0.0%
2071 71,622,565 35,953,247 35,669,318 2,390 295.0576 0.003%
2072 71,624,760 35,961,166 35,663,594 1,999 295.0666 0.003%
2073 71,625,981 35,968,264 35,657,717 445 295.0716 0.001%
2074 71,624,894 35,973,791 35,651,103 -2,620 295.0671 -0.004%
2075 71,619,405 35,976,622 35,642,782 -8,358 295.0445 -0.012%
2076 71,608,596 35,976,272 35,632,325 -13,259 295.0 -0.019%
2077 71,593,428 35,973,365 35,620,064 -17,077 294.9375 -0.024%
2078 71,573,074 35,967,604 35,605,470 -23,633 294.8537 -0.033%
2079 71,546,858 35,958,356 35,588,502 -28,798 294.7457 -0.04%
2080 71,515,890 35,946,518 35,569,373 -33,137 294.6181 -0.046%
2081 71,479,038 35,931,576 35,547,462 -40,567 294.4663 -0.057%
2082 71,435,804 35,912,914 35,522,889 -45,902 294.2882 -0.064%
2083 71,389,178 35,891,950 35,497,228 -47,350 294.0961 -0.066%
2084 71,339,566 35,869,019 35,470,548 -51,873 293.8917 -0.073%
2085 71,286,564 35,843,822 35,442,742 -54,132 293.6734 -0.076%
2086 71,230,676 35,816,631 35,414,046 -57,643 293.4431 -0.081%
2087 71,172,697 35,788,215 35,384,482 -58,316 293.2043 -0.082%
2088 71,114,598 35,759,696 35,354,902 -57,882 292.9649 -0.081%
2089 71,056,650 35,731,081 35,325,569 -58,014 292.7262 -0.082%
2090 70,999,507 35,702,420 35,297,086 -56,273 292.4908 -0.079%
2091 70,943,206 35,673,789 35,269,418 -56,328 292.2589 -0.079%
2092 70,887,329 35,645,014 35,242,315 -55,426 292.0287 -0.078%
2093 70,832,993 35,616,704 35,216,289 -53,245 291.8048 -0.075%
2094 70,780,599 35,589,112 35,191,488 -51,544 291.589 -0.073%
2095 70,729,521 35,562,037 35,167,484 -50,612 291.3786 -0.072%
2096 70,680,133 35,535,810 35,144,323 -48,164 291.1751 -0.068%
2097 70,631,042 35,509,498 35,121,544 -50,018 290.9729 -0.071%
2098 70,582,507 35,483,381 35,099,126 -47,053 290.7729 -0.067%
2099 70,534,904 35,457,714 35,077,190 -48,152 290.5768 -0.068%
2100 70,485,072 35,430,973 35,054,098 -51,513 290.3715 -0.073%

Population Density of United Kingdom

Today, United Kingdom has a population density of 279.9751 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 206.2077 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 279.9751 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, United Kingdom is projected to reach a population density of 290.3715 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of United Kingdom's Population

The population growth rate of United Kingdom currently stands at 0.328% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.012 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of United Kingdom will decrease to 0.328%. If we look further into the future, we can see that United Kingdom's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.073% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 0.496%
1960 0.612%
1970 0.4%
1980 0.139%
1990 0.266%
2000 0.392%
2010 0.831%
2020 0.323%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.259%
2040 0.187%
2050 0.07%
2060 -0.029%
2070 0.0%
2080 -0.046%
2090 -0.079%
2100 -0.073%
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Life Expectancy of United Kingdom

Today, United Kingdom has an average life expectancy of 82.4524 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 68.631 years since the 1950 to 82.4524 years in 2024. In the future, United Kingdom is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 91.6781 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 68,631
1960 71,024
1970 71,884
1980 73,593
1990 75,735
2000 77,852
2010 80,400
2020 80,434
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 83,318
2040 84,701
2050 85,939
2060 87,122
2070 88,256
2080 89,396
2090 90,539
2100 91,678
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Migration to and from United Kingdom

In 2024 United Kingdom will see net migrations of 165,790 people. This means that 165,790 more people will immigrate to United Kingdom than emigrate from the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of United Kingdom was 165,790.

Net Migration for United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 14,763
1960 2,344
1970 -26,696
1980 -12,117
1990 -701
2000 161,157
2010 281,588
2020 211,063
Year Net Migration
2030 165,790
2040 165,790
2050 165,790
2060 165,790
2070 165,790
2080 165,790
2090 165,790
2100 165,790
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Births in United Kingdom

In 2024, United Kingdom will see 678,524 babies be born. That is an increase when compared to the ammount of births recorded by United Kingdom in 2022, when the country saw 676,887 new borns.

Births United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 822,441
1960 922,890
1970 904,554
1980 752,404
1990 794,465
2000 676,427
2010 800,876
2020 678,528
Year Births
2030 670,241
2040 695,574
2050 670,941
2060 631,371
2070 640,608
2080 633,845
2090 608,211
2100 602,710
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Deaths in United Kingdom

In 2024, 621,513 people will die in United Kingdom. That is an increase of United Kingdom's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 613,410 deaths.

Deaths United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 589,147
1960 603,662
1970 655,267
1980 661,807
1990 641,688
2000 607,061
2010 560,655
2020 672,991
Year Births
2030 657,133
2040 729,112
2050 786,329
2060 817,890
2070 806,363
2080 832,783
2090 830,261
2100 820,014
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Median Age in United Kingdom

The median age of United Kingdom has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of United Kingdom will reach 49.2169 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 33.9354
1960 34.5208
1970 33.156
1980 33.3134
1990 34.7754
2000 36.5582
2010 38.4602
2020 39.4505
Year Median Age
2030 41.596
2040 43.7667
2050 44.8994
2060 46.5441
2070 47.801
2080 48.1085
2090 48.5163
2100 49.2169
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Fertility Rate in United Kingdom

The fertility rate of United Kingdom has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of United Kingdom will reach 1.665 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 2.2383
1960 2.7418
1970 2.437
1980 1.8898
1990 1.8287
2000 1.6413
2010 1.9168
2020 1.5606
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.5892
2040 1.6219
2050 1.6423
2060 1.658
2070 1.667
2080 1.6721
2090 1.6738
2100 1.665
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Infant Mortality Rate in United Kingdom

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of United Kingdom while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of United Kingdom has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 30.099. Today, United Kingdom has a much better infant mortality rate of 3.0476 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when United Kingdom is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 0.636 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in United Kingdom Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 30.099
1960 23.0807
1970 18.4984
1980 12.3632
1990 8.0383
2000 5.5264
2010 4.4109
2020 3.6865
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 2.615
2040 2.0619
2050 1.6764
2060 1.3789
2070 1.1446
2080 0.9469
2090 0.7788
2100 0.636
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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